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kwei-quartey's picture
I am a capricorn, the only horoscope sign I know about. We're a determined bunch, quietly competitive, always planned out, invariably prepared, thrown off balance when the unexpected uproots the prearranged. I have a brother who can fly on standby. This would not be a healthy choice for me. The...
ivory-madison's picture
Last week, Joyce Maynard and I were both keynote speakers at the Stanford Writers Conference. I feel like a bestselling multiple-book author by osmosis. Joyce mentioned that she suggests writers make a quick list of their obsessions, so they can see what the next book will be about (or something to...