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Behind The Scenes Part Two

As I promised yesterday, here’s more from the interesting and revealing interview Irving Wallace, the great American writer, had with the judges of the Nobel Prize, in Sweden. “I wanted more of Dr. Hedin’s behind-the-scenes anecdotes. I knew that this … Continue reading

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We Need Readers Or Else

Every time I publish a new post on my blog, I am anxious to find out if someone other than my husband, who as my kids say is my greatest fan and support, will like it. I wait in anticipation … Continue reading

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One Moment

Lately I have been working on a book that I wrote four years ago, trying to fix it. It had taken me four years to write, during which time my writing was interrupted by major changes in my life, surviving … Continue reading

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I Am Scared To Think

For the past week I have been posting about writing, sharing my thoughts and recollections with you, sometimes even complaining about publishers, agents and marketing. In doing so, I realized I am spending more time talking about writing than actually … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking

James Joyce once said; “History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” Years ago in Dubai, when my kids were still in elementary school, my son asked me one day as I picked him up after class, … Continue reading

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Career or Job?

Shirley Conran wrote: “The difference between a career and a job is that a job gets you nowhere. If you plan a career, then a job should be a step towards a definite goal – when you accept a job … Continue reading

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