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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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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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Medieval Help Desk

As we finish our second week of Effective Communication Month, it's time again, for Friday Funnies.  I bring you this YouTube classic video. It is difficult for us non-techies to adjust to new technology and apparently it always was.  It appears, way back in Medieval  Times, they had the same trouble adjusting from scrolls to books as we do from books to computers.  See how, even then, the technical manual was written for folks who already knew how to operate it... x If you liked this post, make sure to subscribe to our RSS Feed so you don’t miss one and SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter: for even MORE communication fun, FREE gifts, Book of the Month Club and exclusive excerpts...

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