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NoNo NaNo, WhyNo FOMO?

NoNo NaNo, WhyNo FOMO?

Next month is National Novel Writing Month, or as it’s called in the (writing) biz, NaNoWriMo, or NaNo for short. Yes, I know it sounds like something Mork would chant right after he called Orson, but NaNo is serious. Continue reading

My name is Sandy and I am an author

My name is Sandy and I am an author

I met with a financial advisor once – once. When he asked about my long-term plans (career, finances, retirement), I replied that I would probably never truly retire, because one day I’d be an author and I would continue to write ’til the day I stopped breathing. He laughed at me. Out loud. Then he … Continue reading

Humbled. Exhausted. Replenished. Gratified.

“How was it?” I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked this question since I returned from Cape Town, South Africa just over two weeks ago. It’s a perfectly valid question, as I was doing something quite unique. In February, I spent two weeks with 12 others from around the world, working with … Continue reading

Social Media ≠ Customer Service

  Last Wednesday I flew into Heathrow’s Terminal 5 (the international part) and knowing I would need a SIM card for my US phone, purchased one from a vending machine. Over the next two days I attempted to use the new SIM card in two different phones.  I even called the T-Mobile helpline. I was … Continue reading