Book Review: Getting Things Done by David Allen (2015 Edition)

Title: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity Author: David Allen Genre: Self-Help Publisher: Penguin Group Release Date: March 17th, 2015 Rating: 5/5 Stars Getting Things Done is the classic under the organizing books, the most effective system for those who have to deal with a lot of incoming information and are having a …

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Friday Gratitude: 5 Reasons To Be Grateful – A Celebrate The Small Things Post

I found myself looking forward to this post “Celebrate The Small Things” (via dear Lexa Cain)  post this week because there is so much to celebrate! 1. The #MarWritingChallenge is going great! Everyone who is participating is doing such a great job, and I am honored that I am the one to guide them through it this …

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Book Review: Closer Than You Think by Karen Rose

Title: Closer Than You Think Author: Karen Rose Publisher: Signet Release Date: February 3rd, 2015 Rating: 5/5 Stars This book left me breathless. This is a very fast paced, romantic mystery that had me from the moment I began reading it. First of all, I was impressed by Karen Rose’s tight writing style, that precisely …

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Three Reason I Like NetGalley – And The One Thing I Do Not Like

I have been reviewing for NetGalley for since February 2014 and, for the most part, I have really enjoyed the process Reading is an essential part of becoming a better writer, and dissecting what you read is even a better way to learn about the craft of writing. Reviewing books is a wonderful opportunity to …

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Book Review: Social Media Shortcut # 1 by Jonathan and Susanna Gebauer

Title: Social Media Shortcut #1: Your Twitter Road To The 1,000,000th Follower (Social Media Shortcuts) Author: Jonathan and Susanna Gebauer Rating: 3/5 Stars Written in an easy to read and interesting conversational style, this book brought nothing new to the table, but also did not miss the mark as so many others in this genre …

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Book Review: Sheikh's Desert Duty by Maisey Yates

Title: Sheikh’s Desert Duty (The Chatsfield Book 9) Author: Maisey Yates Publisher: Harlequin Presents Release Date: January 1st, 2015 Rating: 4/5 Stars Sometimes I read just for a quick escape. I am not looking for literary prose or a complex story line, but I just want to be entertained for a short while, to take me away …

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Finding Time To Write During Stressful Times – 5 Tips

Writers write. It is as simple as that. But there are times, when the world away from our words becomes increasingly  demanding and emergencies arise. Despite it all, you are longing to steal at least a few minutes away to reunite with your stories. Here are some tips on how to do that, and keep …

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