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Renovating Exiled Heart

What’s your favorite television show? I’m game for anything related to home improvement. I love the way the hosts take a house that’s horribly outdated and in need of repair, strip it down to the studs, and rework it. These contractors see the potential, the good bones the house has, and they turn it into ...continue reading

Be a Game Changer: Quality

In chess, the pawn is considered to be the infantry. Its moves are limited, and many players consider it to be a low-value piece. However, when it arrives at the end of the board, it becomes a different piece, usually a queen, meaning it can gain all sorts of power. Book quality is a lot ...continue reading

When a Misplaced Letter Creates an Oops Moment

As writers, we’ve all done it. We’ve looked at a manuscript so long that we miss things.  Simple stuff.  Stuff that if we’d taken the time, we might have found.  At work, we had a classic that came in with a report.  “Pump station” became “pimp station,” all due to a slightly misplaced finger.  Losing ...continue reading