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Carma Spence Talks about Public Speaking Super Powers (book)

Welcome, readers. I’d like to introduce you to Carma Spence. She’s visiting here today to tell us a bit about her new book, Public Speaking Super Powers.* Bio: Carma Spence, author of Public Speaking Super Powers, is a self-confessed “geek who speaks.” She is fiercely committed to supporting people who are introverted, shy, possibly even

Review of Your Book Starts Here by Mary Carroll Moore

Your Book Starts Here: Create, Craft, and Sell Your First Novel, Memoir, or Nonfiction Book by Mary Carroll Moore Reviewed by Lisa J. Jackson (This review was first published in the Fall 2012 issue of NH Writer, the newsletter of the New Hampshire Writers’ Project.) In Your Book Starts Here: Create, Craft, and Sell Your

Grammar-ease: Using ‘than’ and ‘then’

I’ve done quite a few double-takes in reading the past few months over two words that sound similar, look similar, yet have quite different meanings: than and then. Than is used for comparisons; then is used for sequences in time. For example, which term is correct in each of the following? I have a lot

When You Feel Like Quitting… Consider This

You work hard toward your writing and business goals. You spend time on the big picture and getting daily tasks done. You make strides, you celebrate milestones, and you continue working and building your dream. But there are hiccups and stumbles along the way. And sometimes, whether it’s a bad day, a tough client, a