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What do you do when you you're supposed to write one way but you naturally write another?

This is a real question. I know my style of writing, and I know what most of the experts say. I like what I write, but an honest appraisal of the work by any decent developmental editor would tell me in a few seconds that I’m not doing it right. 1,004 more words

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I Fixed Chinese Mooncakes

Mooncakes are a rich (read: gut bomb of a) pastry, commonly filled with duck egg yolks and either red bean or lotus seed paste. They are a traditional Chinese snack and always offered during the Mid-Autumn Festival. 180 more words

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The Hostess with the Mostess is Baaaack; Airlines Take a Fiscal Hit, Yet Consumers Shed No Tears; Starbucks Set to Raise You Up

Sugar high…

No need to get all sentimental here, but Hostess has arrived. Again. The Twinkie maker is set to go public in the fall, following a deal with Gores Holdings which picked up a huge stake in the company. 820 more words

Hostess To Go Public 4 Years After Bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost four years after seeking bankruptcy protection under a barrage of labor issues and rapidly changing appetites, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs will take the stage once again as a publicly traded company. 258 more words

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The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs is staging a comeback

Almost four years after seeking bankruptcy protection under a barrage of labor issues and rapidly changing appetites, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs will take the stage once again as a publicly traded company. 70 more words

Four Years After Bankruptcy, Hostess Will Go Public Again

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NEW YORK (AP) – Almost four years after seeking bankruptcy protection under a barrage of labor issues and rapidly changing appetites, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs will take the stage once again as a publicly traded company. 107 more words

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Jersey Boys (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Clint Eastwood. As you may have noticed, I sometimes start these things with a dumb little personal preamble about how I happened to find this particular film, or why it appealed to me, or how I saw it on the shelf of the local library and I thought the front cover looked neat, or something else equally long-winded and equally  585 more words