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I Wish I Could Tell You

A year and eleven months have passed since the death of my husband. It still hurts the same way it did on the day it happened. The other night I saw him in my dream and I was so happy … Continue reading

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What A Waste!

Decades ago when I was living and teaching in Dubai with my husband I had enrolled in this correspondence course with the Writing School in England. At that time, Dubai was not what it is now, and all correspondence was … Continue reading

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Okay Is A Blanket Word

Today morning when I sat down at my desk to write, I stared at the blank page and nothing happened. I couldn’t think of anything to write without the fear of repetition. It happens when I have so many thoughts … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Illegal?

“Most writing contracts, especially for books, motion pictures and TV, are booby-trapped. If you don’t know the traps when you read them, hire someone who does- not just any lawyer, but a lawyer specialized in literary contracts.” James Joseph Have … Continue reading

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Remember To Have Fun!

So many times I have read and heard motivational speakers or spiritual gurus say, “You can control your mind better than you may believe.” Not all the time. And definitely not for me. My biggest problem is that I can’t … Continue reading

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Can’t Fail At Being You!

Yesterday evening over dinner my kid said, “What a shitty summer we had.” Yes, it was a shitty summer for all three of us. And staying positive is one of the biggest challenges I face right now. It has become … Continue reading

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Fear and Freedom

Frank McCourt once said, in an interview with Writer’s Digest Magazine: “When I taught high school English and creative writing, I’d write two words on opposite sides of the chalkboard: Fear and Freedom. I’d tell the students that the first … Continue reading

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