Spanglish – 3 Stars (Good)Spanglish is a relationship movie with a surprise ending in that the two principal characters in the movie actually do the right thing.The story line involves a Mexican...
Rationalizing it awayOne morning you look at your right hand and notice that your ring finger is shaking or tremoring by itself. Perhaps your entire hand is shaking. "Oh, it's just nerves....I'...
Writing and publishing a newsletter is one of the most satisfying ways to promote your business, get involved in your community, or exercise those creative muscles. Imagine it: you at the helm of your...
Copy writing is a lot like many jobs, it can be easily learned. All you need is determination, patients and a portfolio. Making a portfolio is the easy part, and will require you to choose some topics...
Why do some salespeople sell like gangbusters while others fall flat on their face? Because what they say, and how they say it, is everything.The same with advertising copy. Your copy is your surrogat...
I have been a professional writer for most of my years on Planet Earth. Since I was 16 years old, people have paid me to put words together to serve some purpose, whether it be to entertain, to titil...
The slushpiles in publishers' offices are higher than ever before, worse than that, they are getting taller by the day, and if you hope to avoid them, you have to grab the publisher's or agent's atten...
Some people hide from the truth, while others are embracing it and enjoying the fruits that it can produce. Sure, there's a lot of truths out there; the one to which I am referring is this: You do no...
I first clapped eyes on Rupert Everett when he exploded on the London scene in the late Seventies. I was vegetating at a smart sit down dinner for Andy Warhol in the newly refurbished Casserole restau...
Wherever you look, especially on the Internet, you will find examples of the misuse of apostrophes. The most common mistake is to insert an apostrophe before the letter 's' in a plural word. But ap...