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BB Word Crafters Field Trip

Baldwin Boettcher’s Word Crafter writing group will be going on a field trip this Saturday, April 14 to Copperfield Books 4th Annual Local Author Fair.  There will be many area authors there, snacks, and a raffle.  We would like to invite you to meet us there.  It will be from 10:30 am to 4 pm.   Meeting local authors will be a wonderful inspiration for other writers, and we hope you will join us!  If you have any further questions you can call, Copperfield Books at 832-761-5559.

Unsolicited Advice and Other Things You Don't Want to Hear

Photo Credit:Untitled Photograph [Woman Writing]  by Mr. StabileToday I want to address the would-be poets out there. More specifically, I want to offer some advice to all of you who have ink coursing through your veins, but who can't find: a) the time b) your voice c) your muse d) your pen.

On the Shelf: The Power of Small

The premise of The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval is a simple one. “We have become a nation of skimmers, our attention limited to sound bites, live video clips, and headlines,” they say, adding that, as a result, the small cues, the simple gestures, the random acts of kindness that give life texture and meaning are all too often overlooked or ignored.

Chicken Soup for Hard Times

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough PeopleThere’s a new book in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. I know, I know – it’s a little bit like the never-ending Rocky movie series. BUT, you have to admit this one’s sorely needed – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People. It has 101 stories about overcoming challenges, especially in economic hard times.

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