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On the 3rd Day of Christmas...

On the 3rd day of Christmas my readers said to me,
reward good news...

Few things in life are more welcoming, pleasurable, and inspirational than reading upbeat articles, blog posts, and quotes. The give and take exchange that happens is similar to the exchange that happens when I review other books I’ve read.

Most authors serious about their work appreciate sincere constructive reviews, and generally are over the moon when they get one. This puts me over the moon, and as well potential readers who rely on honest constructive reviews; especially when the reader reads the book and realizes, they too loved the story. It’s an exemplar paragon of a gift that keeps on giving. Everyone in its cycle is rewarded.

Articles and Quotes that made my year brighter…

on NPR: Millennial Generation Likes Old-Fashioned Technology: Books | September 14, 2014

on LinkedIn: Three Reasons Why Sharing Your Story Is Crucial | October 6, 2014

On Tiny Library’s Blog: Why I'm No Longer Accepting Review Copies | November 26, 2014

on SHEWRITES: Don’t Judge A Book By Its Genre posted by Evette Davis | September 17, 2014

on Chrissy Boylan’s Blog: Cashing in on Carpooling, MomRide Laps the Competition… | August 26, 2014

on SHEWRITES: Your Author Platform Is Not Your Social Media Following posted by Brooke Warner | September 29, 2014

on INDIEWIRE: What Does It Take to Become a Film Editor? by Alex O'Flinn | September 18, 2014

on LinkedIn: What Do Entrepreneurs & Athletes Have In Common? | August 9, 2014

on HUFF POST: 9 Qualities of Confident Women | September 21,2014 & Updated: November 10, 2014

on LinkedIn: What My Greatest Failure Taught Me: Young Black Men Aren’t the Problem, We Are | August 28, 2014

on LinkedIn: Breaking Up With (My Misunderstanding Of) Feedback | August 2, 2014

on Forbes (Personal Finance): Who Says Scientists Peak By Age 50? | August 7, 2014

ReQuoting several favorite quotes…

@UYSBS2014 | Embrace your UNIQUENESS so that you can SHINE BRIGHT being who you were meant to be...
@williamjohn418 | Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. -Plato
@EntrepreneursQ | Read something positive every night and listen to something helpful every morning. - Tom Hopkins
@famousquotenet | Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think. - Ayn Rand
@MyInspireDaily | Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. -John Lennon
@ Mario King | The best thing about being a writer is creating a piece of art that will live forever. Long after we as artist return to dust…
@MyInspireDaily | Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.

And hands down, or UP, two captions that humored my year.


Sending My Love & Appreciation 
wishing our inspirational posters the very best this year and always.
Happy Holidays!


  1. That is a heck of a list and good coffee reading during my long, sometimes unnecessary meetings. I think my favorite quote is the first in the list, but the second one is up there. Thanks for sharing, I need a good list.

  2. ...good coffee reading... funny. And goodness, hope no one tries to read all of these in one cup. Gulp, didn't think of that. Oh well, if someone tries, it'll be one wired up, upbeat meeting. Might be a whole year before anyone gets to go home.


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