Category Archives: WRITING

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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY


 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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SURVIVING THE CONFERENCE


As previously announced, I attended a conference this past weekend for independent authors…I being one of them. The conference focused on skills required to independently publish a book without the involvement of a professional, commercial publishing house. The conference did … Continue reading

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CHASING SPACE


Microsoft Word has a list of options when you click on “File,” one of which is “New Blank Document.”   Since I have an “Old Blank Mind” I always find this selection to be appropriate. A blank document offers a blank … Continue reading

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TIME FOR ANOTHER UPDATE!


Well, it’s update time…time to fess up a little. I’ve sorta taken a time-out regarding my social media presence. Most of you would probably think this is a good thing but didn’t even notice I was gone.  I have some … Continue reading

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BEST OF’S


A few weeks back I celebrated the 500th posting on my blog. Since then I’ve been going back and retrieving those that I think actually had something to say and said it reasonably well. I am considering compiling them into … Continue reading

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COMING TO TERMS


I am not a grammar Nazi by any stretch of the sentence. Anyone who’s read my blog a few times will agree with that. But, But every once in a while something comes along that rustles my leaves into a … Continue reading

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ONE MORE TIME!


I bet you’ve done this: you come across a box or album full of years’ old photographs and you are immediately captured. Whatever you were doing at the time, stops…and there you sit, sifting through one picture at a time … Continue reading

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500…WHOODATHUNK!


Well….here we are…..number 500.  That’s right.  I said 500.  This is the 500th posting of Marc’s Blog since it began in November 2012.  I know I have a tendency to talk a lot, but I would have never thought I … Continue reading

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0MOVIE MAGIC


I don’t go to the movies very often and I am really not sure why. I enjoy a good movie, although I admit my taste is anything but mainstream. I’m not into anything scary. Too much suspense unnerves me. Violence … Continue reading

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THE RISING COST OF GREETINGS


I am amazed by the constant volume of greeting cards on display at those retailers that sell them.  I seriously doubt as many people send greeting cards as, say, 50 years ago.  Christmas cards are a great example. When I … Continue reading

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