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Fun Facts Friday: The Marriage of Leo & Sofya Tolstoy

September 23, 1862 marks the wedding anniversary of one of them the most tumultuous couples in literary history (and there were many) when Leo Tolstoy married Sophie Andreyevna Behrs. The couple not only had 16 years of difference in their ages, but also had different values, goals and clashing personalities. Tolstoy maintained that the problems […]

Author Q&A with Cynthia Kocialski

Cynthia Kocialski wrote the book “Startup From the Ground Up” (book review) which I thought was very informative. I actually wished I had this book earlier in my life, during or right after high sch0ol. I had several questions for Ms. Kocialski and was lucky enough that she answered them. Q. I’m a big proponent of […]

Thoughts on: Daughters of Iraq by Revital Shiri-Horowitz

About: “Daughters of Iraq” by Revital Shiri-Horowitz is a fictional story of three women from the same family. It is a story of emigration seen through the eyes of two of the women and one who is first generation Israeli. 288 pages Publisher: Horowitz Publishing ISBN-10: 0615460798 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy […]

Giveaway (Over) of Startup from the Ground up by Cynthia Kocialski

A few days ago I posted about “Startup From the Ground Up: Prac­ti­cal Insights for Entre­pre­neurs” (my thoughts) by Cyn­thia Kocial­ski  (web­site | blog) . Ms. Kocial­ski & The YP Publishing was kind enough to agree to give one copy to a lucky reader of Enter below and good luck. Zohar – Man of la […]

Thoughts on: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

About: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith is a historical fiction book set in … Brooklyn. The book was published in 1943 and became an instant best seller despite criticism on its content. 528 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics ISBN: 0061120073 My rating for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – 5 Buy […]

BBAW Day 5: Current Practices & Future Trends

Share 3 things you are essential tried and true practices for every blogger and 1-3 new trends or tools you’ve adapted recently or would like to in the future. Interesting topic and I’d be interested to read what others have written. But let’s not pontificate: Tried & True: 1) Comment on other blogs – karma’s […]

$25 Amazon Gift Certificate Giveaway – Bold’s Palooza Blog Hop

Give­away Rules: Ends Sep­tem­ber 18, 2011 Win­ners will be cho­sen using Win­ners will have 24 hours after my ini­tial con­tact to write back their mail­ing address, oth­er­wise alter­nate win­ners will be picked Please con­sider join­ing the FACEBOOK BOOK GIVEAWAY group

BBAW Day 4: Changing how we read

Since starting this blog I have discovered some wonderful authors which I never would have read. Not only books which I might have passed on in the past, but those which I most likely never would have heard about because from one reason or another they did not make it onto the precious shelf space […]

Thoughts on: Startup From the Ground Up by Cynthia Kocialski

About: “Startup From the Ground Up: Practical Insights for Entrepreneurs by Cynthia Kocialski is a non-fiction book for entrepreneurs. The book consists of short sections giving sage advice. 228 pages Publisher: CreateSpace ISBN: 1453746633 My rating for Startup From the Ground Up – 4 Buy & Save on “ Startup From the Ground Up” through […]

BBAW Day 3: Community Part II

I only have been blogging for a bit more than a year and I don’t feel qualified to give anyone tips about building a community. However since this is the daily topic I’m going to try. Most important is to keep doing what you enjoy. Don’t try to appease others, don’t try to read books […]

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