March 2011

Things That Shouldn’t Have To Be Said

March 31, 2011

The first line in an email to a company you want to work with probably should not read “Hello, I write a world famous blog.” Related: some people are truly clueless. Also? If you want to work with a company as a blogger, don’t be upset or unprepared to share your stats with them. An […]

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The outsider

March 30, 2011

So you know how we all do that thing where we look at the search terms that bring people to our blogs, and either laugh, cry, or cringe? Well, let me tell you what the top search term to my site has been for the last week. Are you ready? “I’m a loser.” This…bothers me […]

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New York State of Mind

March 29, 2011

Years ago, I worked in New York. It’s sometimes hard to remember that that’s a truth of mine–which seems funny considering how LARGE New York is in my mind. It’s been 4 years, almost exactly, since we picked up our life in New York/New Jersey and drove west. Which means it’s been about 7. 5 […]

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How I Lost 18 Pounds Without Exercising

March 28, 2011

Today is the final day of the Biggest Blogging Loser. 3 months ago, I started the competition along with 100 other women hoping it would give me the motivation to lose the weight I’d been complaining about for forever. As of today, I have lost 18 pounds. I am able to wear my engagement ring […]

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Inside Publishing: Do You Read All Those Books?

March 25, 2011

Someone asked after my last publishing post a combo question: Do I read all the books I work on and what books do I work on? Since I began working in traditional book publishing about 8 years ago, I have worked on non-fiction (except memoir) and children’s books. For non-fiction I have worked on books […]

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