If I don’t promote myself, who will? That’s the lesson I’m learning. Hence, my decision to post this little plug for the Five Minute Reads event that will be broadcast next week on Facebook live. Date and time for the event? February 27, 8 p.m. EST. Come join me and three other authors as we…

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We’ve all had to make sacrifices this year (that might be a very big understatement for some of us). But for the most part, I’ve been lucky. And even though we have six people at home for much of the day (Tim goes into work because he has his own office in which he can…

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In early December, I interviewed for a science editor position with a company whose employees all worked remotely. The interview went well, and the interviewer told me, “Your editing test was fantastic! What you did is exactly what we’re looking for. If we offer you the job, when would you be able to start?” For…

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Daisy had worked at the college for over thirteen years, all in a part-time capacity. During those years, she’d begun to raise to her family, added to that family, and thought about whether or not teaching as a profession would turn out to be her calling. The woman who hired her—the bright, gregarious sort with…

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