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Prioritizing When Catching Up

Some of you might have noticed that I haven’t been posting at my usual, prompt hour or that I’ve even skipped a post or two. I noticed, anyhow, and it’s bothered me a bit. However, I am trying to follow … Continue reading

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Customer Service Follow-Up

After I posted my rant about customer service last week, I decided to Twitter-shame the two companies involved. I didn’t hit Spectrum too hard, but Office Depot? Yeah, they got zinged, and much to my surprise, they responded. Today I’ll … Continue reading

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Grammar Pet Peeves, Revisited

Note: Updated  13:24 p.m. 4/29/21 to address some minor corrections. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly ten years since I wrote a post addressing grammar, mechanics, and punctuation pet peeves. Because I’m doing more editing than writing these … Continue reading

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Overcoming Writer’s Block, Revisited

Apparently I touch on this topic every four years or so (2012, 2016). And since I’m revisiting older posts anyway, I might as well take another look at those moments where the words just aren’t coming. There are ways to … Continue reading

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Finding Your Voice As a Writer

I haven’t discussed writing style in a while, but in keeping with my revisiting-old-topics riff, I thought I’d give it another look. As it happened, I could thank my friend Cindy Lou for helping me find my writing voice 20+ … Continue reading

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