Month: August 2010

Writing and Happiness

Years ago, when I was delving into personal growth and self improvement, I came across a wonderful tape series, “Field of Diamonds” by Earl Nightingale. One of the questions, he posed and which I had struggled with was happiness. Until then, happiness had been on my list of life goals. What I didn’t realize was …

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Nestled in the beech and oak forests of the Bergische Land, just twenty-five miles northwest of Cologne and the Rhine river, the city of Solingen has grown for more than six-hundred years. First mentioned in the 11th century, it achieved city status in the 1400s. World-famous for its steel and weapons industry, shops and factories …

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On Writing and Reading

After the third and forth round of edits, I am now working on another review while continuing to read all types of books.  Some people suggest reading the genry you are writing in, however, others recommend reading across different genres and authors. I find that no matter what I read, I always pick up something. A clever …

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