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Vicki Hinze, Coping with the Unexpected

Coping with the Unexpected

  Coping with the Unexpected By Vicki Hinze The unexpected strikes us all.  Whether you adopt a regimented routine, live by your prioritized To-Do list, or tackle your day by whatever strikes your mood, odds are your plans are or have [...]
Vicki Hinze, Great Debates and Moral Dilemmas,

Great Debates and Moral Dilemmas

GREAT DEBATES AND MORAL DILEMMAS   By   Vicki Hinze They’re everywhere and on everything—great debates and moral dilemmas.  I expected to run into a few when I tackled human trafficking in DEADLY TIES, and I did.  But I also ran into [...]
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Mastering the Craft of Writing

    Mastering the Craft of Writing By Vicki Hinze     By nature, writers are interested in many things. They’re observant, reasoning, seek motivations for actions and weigh reactions. Typically, they seek experiences because [...]
Vicki Hinze, Getting it Right, Fake News, Journalistic Integrity

Getting It Right: Lessons from Fake News, Fake Fiction

GETTING IT RIGHT  By  Vicki Hinze     We’ve all heard a lot about Fake News lately, though it isn’t really anything new, and its claim to fame is not restricted to any group or entity.  We see fake news published all over [...]
Vicki Hinze, Creating the Life You Want

Creating the Life You Want

CREATING THE LIFE YOU WANT By Vicki Hinze It is typical to start a new year with a clean slate and a fresh attitude.  We mentally turn the page on what was, and focus on the potential of what can be. But how do we do that—in practical [...]
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A New Year, A New Beginning

  A New Year, A New Beginning   By   Vicki Hinze     Twenty sixteen is drawing to a close.  That closing is an opportunity for us to look back, see what happened during the year, and to decide how we want to go forward from here. Some [...]
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Holiday Blues: When You’ve Lost Everything

HOLIDAY BLUES:  WHEN YOU’VE LOST EVERYTHING  By  Vicki Hinze   This year, more than most, I’m hearing from people who have lost everything.  They’re feeling hopeless and helpless.  Defeated in life, or by life.  Some have lost [...]
Censorship, Vicki Hinze,

Censorship

    CENSORSHIP By Vicki Hinze     Censorship is quickly becoming a trend in America.  And it is a trend authors cannot afford to ignore. I heard this after the recent election but blew it off as discontent. Then I saw it again. And [...]
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A Little Less Emotion and A Little More Logic

A Little Less Emotion and A Little More Logic By Vicki Hinze   A content life requires balance. A content life requires both logic and emotion. When imbalance occurs, we end up miserable, fearful, and frustrated. No one wants to live life [...]
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Writing Craft for Lone Wolves and Writers on a Budget

Writing Craft for Lone Wolves and Authors on a Budget By Piper Bayard Sshh! I have a secret. I’ve never said it out loud, but I’m going to share it with you – because you need to know. I’m an author with two books out. Both books made [...]