Category Archives: life

Guest Post by Karen Smith

Inherited Habits:  Know When to Honor Thy Father and Mother  by Karen Smith We all derive some of our personality from our parents, and some of it from rebelling against them. It’s a healthy, dialectical process: we get to choose … Continue reading

Posted in balance, childhood, dad, father, generation, genetics, guest post, habits, helpful, inheritance, Karen Smith, life, live, mom, mother, parents, personality, writing | Leave a comment

Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Writing Career: Be Grateful

I often receive emails from young writers asking for advice and help in various aspects of their writing, and I am always delighted to help in any way I can. To be a writer is to be a part of … Continue reading

Posted in advice, agents, appreciation, busy, editors, email, gratitude, help, life, professional, publishers, publishing, respect, rude, tone, writing, young writers | Leave a comment

New Blog: Day-by-Day Organization

Exciting news: I’ve started a new blog project! It’s called Day-by-Day Organization and the web address is I’ll still be keeping up with this blog, which will as always be my home for all things reading, reading, Write On! … Continue reading

Posted in blog, budget, busy, changes, follow, grad school, happiness, healthy, insight, inspire, journey, life, new, organization, organized, progress, recipes, stress | 2 Comments

Guest Post by Carol Roth

7 Ways to Mentor a Future Businesswoman by Carol Roth Adapted from her new book The Entrepreneur Equation For girls, Barbie has been a good role model, showing them that attractive females can be astronauts, diplomats, and doctors. But when … Continue reading

Posted in Barbie, business, Carol Roth, confidence, entrepreneur, goals, life, mentor, nurturing, women, work | Leave a comment

Happy New Year!

Wow, it is crazy how fast this year has flown by. I can’t believe we’re welcoming in 2011 in a matter of hours! For me, New Year’s Eve is always a time to reflect on the old year and prepare … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishments, balance, day, determination, discipline, goals, health, life, month, new year, progress, reflection, writing, year | 2 Comments