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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

A work story, part one

1977. I was anxious for a job that didn’t entail putting other people’s children to bed before I raided their fridge. So I walked along the shoulder of a busy road to the corner restaurant and applied for a “real” job. We’d just moved to Novi, a haven for divorced mothers and their children. Thanks to my […]

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All the things I didn’t say at the writing conference, part one

I participated on a panel discussion with two wonderful writers, Cindy LaFerle and Claire Charlton, at the Detroit Working Writers annual conference on Saturday, May 21. Our panel description: Creative Non-Fiction: How to Write Rock Solid Feature Stories and Essays. All three of us are freelance journalist-types who either write features, magazine-style essays, or both. We slanted […]

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London and Paris, Part Three

Time to wrap this up for all seven readers: I love and adore you. Thank-you ever so kindly for reading. Places that were closed but still worth visiting Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey on Christmas Eve. The Louvre, closed on Tuesdays. Worthy London subway stops if you like gobs of people and shopping Get off at […]

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