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Style A to Zoe: A Fashion Book Review

I have never thought of myself, by any means, as a fashionista. However, I do like to keep up with what the latest styles, trends and “it” whatevers are. I never identified with one style icon, but rather took aspects from different women in the fashion and entertainment world that stood out to me.

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Arts

Top 10 Rules of Success for a Young Writer

I’ve been working as a professional writer for almost 20 years now. It’s been a long haul, and fun too. I always enjoyed sitting at my keyboard and click-clicking the keys.  Remember that B.B. King classic, “The Thrill Is Gone”?  I never had to sing that one, knock on wood.

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Arts

2 Tips for Writing Better Prose

Tip 1: Vary Your Sentence Length One sure way to put your readers to sleep is to write with constant-length sentences. Change the length for a better copy.

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Arts Movies

Movie Review: King of California (2007)

A California comedy with a heart. Michael Douglas is “Charlie,” a jazz base player, a dreamer, and a loser who spends a few years in a mental institution for a tune-up from the neck-up.

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Arts

Book Review: The Writer’s Rules by Helen Gurley Brown

Helen Gurley Brown has been a force of nature in the magazine publishing circles for decades. Her name became synonymous with the name and success of the Cosmopolitan magazine as its longtime editor.  She is the author of many bestsellers, including Sex and the Single Girl.