It is so hard as a writer to find your niche. I seriously think you could spend a lifetime and not know what exactly it is unless you are shown how to find it. After taking numerous classes and reading many articles on the process of finding your niche, I think I've finally found mine. I knew it couldn't be just blog posting and photography. There had to be another special genre that I was missing.
I found out not too long ago that my grandmother had told my mother that she thought I would be the next Erma Bombeck. I guess as a child, I must have made some dry, witty, or sarcastic comment that lead her to this conclusion. Wonder why she would think that? So I decided to investigate. I, personally, have never read any of Erma's books. She apparently passed away in 1996 at the age of 69. Erma, why didn't you live longer so you could give me some pointers?
Money is very tight in this household right now so running to a chain bookstore with my 1979 Plymouth Volare is not an option. I
It is so hard as a writer to find your niche. I seriously think you could spend a lifetime and not know what exactly it is unless you are shown how to find it. After taking numerous classes and reading many articles on the process of finding your niche, I think I've finally found mine. I knew it couldn't be just blog posting and photography. There had to be another special genre that I was missing.Read More »from Getting in Touch with My Inner Erma
- 老窖 天池 | Author Blog Posts – Thu, Oct 25, 2012 5:56 AM EDT
madarinBeing a mandarin teacher in shenzhen,I could always hear my lovely
oversea students say"Bu hao yi si" rather than "Dui bu qi", whenever
they want to express "sorry".
Hmm...Well, yes,most of the time they have almost the same
meaning.but,there are some differences.
Now look at the picture above.If you are breaking up with a
girl.REMEMBER,DO NOT USE "BU HAO YI SI" instead of using"DUI BU QI".The
latter one may break her heart,but the first one,however,may break your
The reason is that,Buhaoyisi may deliver a potential feeling of "Let's
keep the distance for some reason!"And, the "some reason",are easily
taken by strangers as"politeness" but by people who are familiar with you,however, as "you are now disgusting".
AND,if you use it in a very sarcasitic tone[or the ones may be supposed
to be sarcastic]...
WHEN YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR EX-GIRLFRIEND SUDDENLY TURNED INTO AN ANGERY
DINOSAUR...Read More »from WHY COULDN'T I USE "BU HAO YI SI" in THIS SITUATION when USING MANDARIN?
IS THERE ANY
Are you thinking about purchasing a travel system stroller? Are you an avid jogger? In this article, I will review one of the best travel system jogging strollers. The Baby Trend brand of strollers is well known for making high quality, sturdy and well-designed jogging strollers. The Baby Trend Expedition LX Travel System, Millenium is no exception. This stroller is easy to setup and use, has a solid safety rating and enjoys many useful features.Read More »from Baby Trend Expedition LX Travel System Review
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The car seat and stroller have received very good safety ratings from various publications and magazines. The car seat
well today was good just setting here with my baby lol i love him so much its been almost 3 years
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Dear Mr. or Ms. Politician:
I have taken the time to really think about the recent comment that we as 47 percenters feel like victims. I have to agree with that comment but certainly not for the reasons that were suggested. The only thing that makes me a victim is a government that is non functional and out of touch with the very people they are supposed to be representing.
I live on Social Security Disability. This is my only income. This "entitlement" as it is often referred to by the vast majority of people isn't entitling me to anything except a constant feeling of frustration, disillusionment and hopelessness.
I live in constant and unrelenting pain each and every day. My greatest hope is that one day the sun won't rise for me. I have adjusted to going without certain medications and altered my food allowance to two meals a day. I save any gasoline allowance to cover doctor visits. I go for days and days when I never leave the house. I listen to the politicans and have to
- Dare To Be Different
Here's Something To Feel Good About Today!
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." ~Judy Garland
I remember the days when all I really wanted was to fit in with my peers. In elementary school a lot of us wore penny loafers. In high school, most of us had really long hair parted down the middle; some of us ironed it to emulate Olivia Hussey in the film, Romeo and Juliet. Skirts had to be short enough to be noticed, but not too short to be sent home from school. The bedroom I shared with my sister was to her liking not mine; Beatle posters plastered over psychadelic wall paper, fake fur throws on our twin beds. I didn't mind, she was older and seemed a lot "cooler" than me. READ MORE WATCH VIDEO:Read More »from Dare to Be Different
With the proposed reduction of troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, currently numbering over 140,000, one has to wonder what awaits our returning veterans. Facing a floundering economy coupled with an abysmal job market, high unemployment rates and slim job prospects. It will be challenging at best for most of our returning soldiersUS Troops Home.Read More »from Returning Troops Face Uncertain Job Market
It was anticipated that public safety sector jobs would be waiting. For our heroes to take the place of retiring first responders, police officers and firemen. As annual salaries of these positions approach and even exceed $100,000 a year, in many cases with generous lifelong pensions and benefits to follow, it's not surprising the current work force doesn't plan on relinquishing these jobs anytime soon.
Corporate cost cutting includes layoffs, job elimination and early retirement to maintain profitability and sustain business. Gainful employment and hiring of a younger workforce has fallen below expectations, evidenced by growing numbers
ABC's hit show "Modern Family" posted a picture on their official Facebook page of Colombian star Sofia Vergara in character...pregnant and ready for Halloween! Check out the star- prosthetic belly and all!- gearing up for what promises to be a very spooky episode of her sitcom.
Do you every notice that you are more "you" around certain people? There are people who know me as well if not better than I know myself. Those who get my humor, with all its' sarcasm and dryness. Those who understand that if a Hallmark Christmas commercial comes on television, I will, without fail, dissolve into a puddle of tears. Those who know all my weird quirks and eccentricities, (from detesting the color purple to being terrified of spiders and weenie dogs) and find them charming and adorable, not at all annoying and stupid…..those are the people I want to spend my time with.
There are times when I quip off something quite funny and sarcastic and get nothing but a blank stare and crickets chirping. I'm laughing like a crazy person on the inside, not only because what I just said was worthy of a Comedy Central special, but because the person I'm talking to is just so completely oblivious to the humor. Those are not the people I invite to my birthday party.
How muchRead More »from "Anything but Ordinary, Please!": Being You!
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