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The One Mistake I Can Guarantee I Will Never Make

I’ve made many, many mistakes.  Far too many to count.  But there’s one mistake I haven’t made, and I can assure you I never will.  I have never, ever said to another human being, “You can be whatever you want.” … Continue reading

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Colleen McCullough’s Obituary

Colleen McCullough was Australia’s best-selling author, a novelist of towering skill who produced such highly respected works as The Thorn Birds and An Indecent Obsession.  She died on January 29, 2015 at the age of 77. Ms. McCullough was a chain smoker … Continue reading

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Contentment

Every fiction writer’s dream is to create a character that becomes a worldwide household name.  Few authors achieve that kind of success, but Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one who did.  On March 8, 1886, he started writing a story … Continue reading

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