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The Art of Being Interesting

“Be interesting.”

It’s good advice, but it’s nothing new. You’ve probably known from the beginning that being able to interest readers is a crucial part of growing a popular blog. 1,431 more words

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How I try to master my time

The secret to time management is simple: Jedi time tricks.

Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, whilst skilled in the ways of the force weren’t the best at choosing names). 775 more words

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The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.

The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.

The real rules are there. 1,080 more words

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Top attorney in Clay County, IL

I received good news this morning:

I was named the top attorney in Clay County, Illinois by Docketly!

There are some wonderful attorneys who practice in Louisville from Flora, Salem and throughout southern Illinois, so this was quite an honor! 156 more words



~ Do you remember that time in your life when you knew nothing about living but felt strong and confident enough to want to pull away from your parents, and that you were ready to make your own way in the world? 2,727 more words


A writer’s life

What I do is a little like skateboarding on thin ice, a cup of strong tea in one hand and a print-out of the local headlines in the other, searching for speed without managing to fall on my ass in the process. 566 more words

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The way things were

I spent my formative, misspent years in the scribbling racket grabbing coffee and cigarettes at 2 a.m. for an unruly crew of Canadian Press editors and rewriters ensconced at the old Roy Building in downtown Halifax. 560 more words

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