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The Emmy nominations came out last week, and two women directors were nominated: Lesli Linka Glatter for the series finale of “Homeland” on Showtime (of which she had been the producing director for the past six seasons,) and Mimi Leder,

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THE MYTH OF “WRITING TO SELL”

I was doing all sorts of things to avoid writing.  I scrolled through emails and Facebook. I made some phone calls.  I picked up a few books that were laying around with bookmarks indicating where I had stopped the last

CHASING AWAY THE BLUES

By Bethany Rooney I was born an optimist.  Lucky, I know.  I not only see the glass as half-full, I think it’s a pitcher.  Bigger, better, full of more good stuff.  I was blessed with that perspective, which makes it

WHEN SOMETHING GOES WRONG

It seems to me that when something goes wrong, I have to take a clear objective look at the sequence of events and make an assessment.  My three choices are: I did nothing wrong. I did a little bit wrong.

CONTINUALLY REINVENTING MYSELF

At the close of every one of my childhood visits with my grandmother, she would comfort me with the aphorism, “All good things must come to an end.” At the time, I found it depressing rather than comforting, but now

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USE YOUR WORDS

“Use your words” is a phrase we hear often in preschools.  It’s a way of reminding children that acting out is not always an appropriate way to make their point of view clear.  We tell kids it’s better to say,

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