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Free is A Very Good Price

Okay, so you probably have to live in Portland and be old for that title to resonate with you.  But for many years, Tom Peterson, a local retailer who sold appliances, furniture and home electronics, used that slogan for his TV ads. It made him into a famous local personality. (And I have kindly provided […]

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Black Friday Sale Extended!

I realized that, if you’re like me (and since you are a writer, you probably are, in some small way at least), it takes you forever awhile to make up your mind about things.  Because, as writers, we must ponder the overall story of every thing that crosses our paths. Am I right?  Also, there […]

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Make Work

"Make work" is my all-purpose notation to myself that I use for both notes and on manuscripts.   It is shorthand for "Make it work," and a very handy two words. If I'm writing notes, and they are a bit sketchy, I add, "make work," because I know in my brain what I mean, I just […]

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