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Month: September 2017

New Yorker

You’re unmistakably a New Yorker when…

There are many ways to identify a true New Yorker. Some characteristics are the result of living in the city and peer pressure around you, whereas some are necessary to…

New York

Tricks to living in New York City

I grew up in a small town of 1400 people in Minnesota. My graduating class had 32 students. Now I am in New York City, a city with a population…

write

What are my creative boosts for writing?

What gets me going to write? That is a difficult question. I’m sure there are some authors who can rattle off one boost right after the other. But for me…

character

What were my challenges when writing my first fiction novel?

My first two books were non-fiction and fell into the category of “how-to” books. The first was a beginner’s bridge book, which taught the basics of bridge. It was based…