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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Legitimate Rape

Have a question? Agree, disagree, with me? Leave me your opinion. Legitimate rape rarely ends in the victims' pregnancy, but Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin apologized. Akin has two daughters. He didn't have them or any female in mind when his lips formed the above words. This is a clear example of one must think before speaking. Akin's words have upset many people, include members of the Republican party. Some want Akin gone. Still, Akin isn't the first or last person to make an error. He's human. As with all errors, there's a cost. Akin has no intentions of stepping down according to news accounts. The lesson for us all: Think before speaking.
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Marcella Glenn is a freelance writer who has written news reports, worked in an office, reviewed movies, published a newsletter and had her novel, "Grave Street House," published. She, too, is a Writing Consultant as well as a Personal Coach.

She has tried to go down some of life's other paths. A few paths were a mail-order business, the publishing of a pen-pal newsletter and selling plastic-ware. Only, she was back writing before realizing what she was doing.

She'd critique titles, paragraphs, news reports, that no one submitted to her. She'd stop herself, eventually. Marcella Glenn seemed to be enjoying the act of writing. This is how she knew writing was more than a hobby.

Let it be a lesson in your life too. Is writing calling your name? Or, acting? Teaching? Are you interested in engineering? Have the courage to go for your dreams. Simply, believe in yourself.

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Authors Show Radio Announces Interview Lineup For Week Of February 16, 2009
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February 16, 2009
Every week, The Authors Show, radio version features interviews with up and coming authors from around the world. This week The Authors Show radio features Marcella Glenn, author of  'Grave Street House'.

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