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The Politics of Pitching

When I was a young man in the early- to mid-eighties, I was in a hurry to succeed as a writer. I know that’s not unusual for young men, but the advice literary agents gave me then was like the advice all young men got: that I needed to be patient, and to earn my dues. 639 more words


A Life Event...

Marriage, Childbirth, Purchasing a Home…a life event.

Purchasing a home is a pretty big life event. Everyone wants the “best” they can get.  The best house for the best price in the best neighborhood… 187 more words

Wishes and Lists: A Christmas Query

Charles Dickens typed, “And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!”. He scratched his chin, rubbed his eyes and a contented smile grew from one ear to the next. 737 more words

Writing Journey

Transformation of the real estate industry – your questions answered!

(Source: www.99.co)

Question #1: I heard about an Industry Transformation Map for the real estate industry. Why is there the need to transform or change the practices in the real estate agency industry? 1,132 more words

Money Matters

Agents - how did they get to be so powerful?

I saw an advert today for a ‘writing conference’, but actually it was an event designed solely to give writers access to a group of agents, for whom the writers were expected to ‘perform’, aka ‘pitching’. 635 more words

Laredo Border Patrol Agents Seize More Than 1 Ton Of Marijuana

LAREDO, Texas  (CBSDFW.COM) – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted three narcotic smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 2,400 pounds of marijuana in and around Laredo, Texas, according to U.S. 251 more words


Russian - British Fall-Out And Double Standards And Double Agents

In the recent case of poisoning of the Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, in England, the media and the British government have rushed to point the finger of blame at Russia. 421 more words