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Support an Author Day

A most beloved author, Dr. Seuss,  died on this day in 1991.  As I reflected on how much joy this author brought to me and my children over the years even after his death, I found an obscure blog post by an author who dubbed a day back in August as Support an Author Day and asked everyone to like his Facebook Fan page.  That's all it said, but it got me thinking. Do you know an author?  I'll bet you do. Even if he or she doesn't have an agent or get paid for his or her work, you've seen them on Facebook and Twitter. These are folks who take the time to write up their own, unique insights...

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Funny Quotes Quiz

Can you match the funny communication quote with its author?  Post your answers in a comment below. 1. “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.” 2. “Wise men talk because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.” 3. “The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.” 4. “Write with a little pizzazz or you'll just have a blahg.”  5. “Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.” 6. “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” 7....

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Meet Zillah Williams, Editor/Author

It's my great pleasure to introduce to you Zillah Williams.  Zillah is our wonderful editor, a real gem and a dear soul!  I'm sure you'll enjoy reading more about her, how communication plays a role in her life and her words of wisdom. 1. Please tell us a little about yourself. I was born in England and came to Australia as a teenager. Always having had a liking for books and reading, I chose librarianship as a career. My love of books turned into a desire to create my own and I’ve written, and have had published, five books for teenagers. Other things I enjoy are researching my family history, watching a good TV drama and looking in the windows...

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