Maggie's Journey


Angela Breidenbach

Angie's Place

Six Shortcuts to Productivity

Try these six shortcuts to productivity as we explore reaching our goals in 2012. I’m looking forward to hearing your ideas, too. Our best resources for ideas on high productivity are one another. But the power behind our productivity is the Lord.

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Loree Lough

Loree's Lough Down

Remember That Tune?

Ah, February, that strange little month when heart-shaped greeting cards and candy boxes, and love-struck fellas proffer red roses or diamond solitaires, while in the background Sam Cooke croons, “Cupid, draw back your bo-o-ow . . .” If I had my way, I’d tell the chubby little cherub to aim his dart at the behinds of plagiarists!

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

Money Ball

Brad Pitt is in top form in this bio-pic set in 2002, about the Oakland Athletics general manager (GM), Billy Beane. Stuck with a team who is on a long-arm losing streak, as well as a bottom-rung payroll budget, Beane is up against a wall when he learns that his four top players are leaving as free agents to play for the wealthier teams.

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How NOT To Get Published

Thomas Smith

Finding Your Voice

When I first started writing, I read a lot of Charles L. Grant, Stephen King, Joe R. Lansdale, Peter Straub, and Robert McCammon. I thought I wanted to be a horror writer. I had a file full of ideas about vampires, werewolves, haunted houses, malformed creatures created by a combination of man’s vanity and recombinant DNA, zombies...

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