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How to Write an Obituary: Where?

WHERE TO WRITE THE OBITUARY How To Write an Obituary: Where? Today you can Write an Obituary almost anywhere. Helpful research such as a book on How to Write an Obituary can be searched on the internet and downloaded to your phone, pad or computer. Once you’ve done your research on the deceased, you could […]

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How To Write an Obituary: Who?

ABOUT WHO? How to Write an Obituary: Who? The obvious person to write an Obituary about is the departed loved one. But, what about a relative or a close friend who has developed an ultimately fatal illness? Or, consider the very elderly. For example, my uncle died recently at 103. All of these situations create […]

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How to Write an Obituary: When?

WHEN TO WRITE AN OBITUARY How to Write an Obituary: When? An obituary can be written at different times. First, is when a loved one dies suddenly. We are often called on in during those times. But what about when a relative or close friend suffers from a fatal illness? In this case you can […]

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Write Obituary: on Mother’s Day?

WRITE AN OBITUARY: ON MOTHER’S DAY? Why think to Write an Obituary on Mother’s Day? Sometimes, stuff happens. So, How to Write an Obituary: on Mother’s Day? Try evaluating your time and putting off the writing until tomorrow. Why not try to enjoy Mother’s Day as much as is possible with these circumstances? My brother, […]

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Nelson Mandela: “There is Good and Evil. A good man must choose good.”

With the world, we grieve the news that Nelson Mandela dies in 2013, the man who upon emerging from a 27 year imprisonment, chose to forgive. He said: “They’ve had me for 27 years. If I don’t forgive, they’ll still have me.” His words spell absolute truth. If he had not forgiven his lengthy political imprisonment, […]

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Story Online: Betrayal in the Interest of the Child – by Janna Longfellow Hughes

A True Short Story of Heart-Break, Betrayal and Prevailing Against Evil ©Janna Hughes 2012 The dining room of our new house sat vacant. I looked out the bay window, feeling grateful my daughter and I would celebrate the holidays in our own home. I ached deep inside recalling a failed marriage, the family home we never […]

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Reach Your Audience with 3 Free Resources

“May you Cross the Bridge to Your Audience.”   — Janna Longfellow Hughes  THREE FREE GIFTS . . . to help you reach your audience thru my blog and eBook. I’m an award-winning true story producer and a blogger. My blog and free eBook provides: My thoughts to help you Cross the  Bridge to Your […]

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How to speak more effectively to groups of children – interview with Dan Yaccarino

Dan Yaccarino, author, illustrator and television producer, shares his best tips for speaking to groups with children. He speaks at public schools and libraries. Yaccarino authored 56 children’s books. His children’s television series, include Willa’s Wild Life, Oswald and The Backyardigans. I interviewed Dan Yaccarino. Here’s his advice for you:   When speaking to groups of children, […]

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