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Rewiring During a Pandemic and Beyond

by Mark Howard In 2017, I left being a successful financial business owner to become a fifty-seven-year-old, first-year high school English teacher. I made that change because I wanted to. Now, countless thousands are being faced with a career change because of the pandemic. In my little town, there are…

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5 Tips for Creative Writers from Adventurista Janice Holly Booth

by Gabbi Hall Writer and adventurista, Janice Holly Booth, had her first book, “Only Pack What You Can Carry,” published by National Geographic in 2011. Since then, she released a non-fiction novel, “A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer,” and taught many creative writing workshops for…

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Tick, Tock: Author Robert Hilliard Offers Advice on Time Management

Robert Hilliard is the author of “A Season on the Allegheny“, a non-fiction book about Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest. For him, one of the greatest challenges to completing his book, which has been called  “a well-researched, well-written account” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, was finding time to sit down and write. To…

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5 Discoveries About the Interview Process

by Joan Raymond First, a disclaimer: This is not one of those “How to Get the Best Interview Possible in 11 Easy Steps” type articles. Instead, this is my eight-week journey from inexperienced interviewer to weekly feature writer for a local publication. I’m still not an expert, but I have…

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