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January 24, 2022
A Grave Situation

If I have learned anything in my 68 years on this globe — aside from the fact that life is too short for light beer — it is this: the older you get, the younger old people seem to be.

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January 22, 2022
Who's Publishing What: Dear Dana
Amy Daughters wrote all 580 of her Facebook friends a letter — then wrote a book.
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January 18, 2022
Bag Lady

I just reused a Ziploc bag. What am I becoming? Who am I? What’s next? A hairnet? Sensible shoes? Shuffleboard? Soft palatable foods?

 

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January 16, 2022
Portrait of the Artist as a Family Guy

As a husband, father and grandfather, which puts me at the bottom of the family pecking order, I have a lot in common with Brian Crane, the Reuben Award-winning cartoonist who created the wildly popular syndicated comic strip “Pickles.”

 

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January 15, 2022
Who's Publishing What: Dare to Live
At the age of 92, Lori Mansell published her first book, Dare to Live: Finding Joy at Any Age. She found inspiration — and encouragement — at the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop.
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January 15, 2022
Who's Publishing What: Champagne for One
Foreword Reviews says Rebekah Iliff's new book, Champagne for One, "turns myths about solitude on their head."
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January 15, 2022
Who's Publishing What: Fight Naked
Kathy Thorson Gruhn's funny book, Fight Naked, is the second in a trilogy. She pens funny books as one way of handling the grief of losing her husband of 43 years.
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January 12, 2022
Who's Publishing What: So You Need to Decide
Mathew Klickstein's new audio book with Beth Lapides, So You Need to Decide, will be released by Recorded Books, the largest audiobook publisher worldwide.
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January 10, 2022
Winter Wonderland
I woke up to see my backyard transformed overnight into a winter wonderland.
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January 10, 2022
Workshop Postponed Until Fall

The Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, slated for March 24-26 on the University of Dayton's campus, has been postponed until Oct. 20-22 in the wake of a surge in COVID cases.

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