“The RoseBouquet”

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“The RoseBouquet”
The Big Money in Writing

Fiction is fun and for pleasure, the big money lies in writing how-tos and knowledgeable non-fiction. Want to make a living in this internet information age? Make Your KNOWLEDGE Sell! is THE BEST manual to guide you through brainstorming, developing and marketing your info-product. That, and Make Your WORDS Sell! will give you all the […]


August 10, 2005, Tips & Solutions
Ruthe’s Theological World-view

Have you observed that authors tend to give their main character at least, their own world-view and concepts of theology. It creeps in even when we think we are not doing it. I got to thinking; I know I was deliberately giving my heroine aspects of my own relationship with God, but what theological World-view-points […]


August 10, 2005, Ruthe's Roses
A Birthday Party of Sorts

Dad does not remember birthdays, nor does he know how to plan surprises, or even to shop for gifts. I’ve long ago come to terms with that, and it no longer bothers me. It’s not necessarily that he wouldn’t want to, he just doesn’t know how. Past experiences have taught me that if I want […]


August 3, 2005, At My Place...
Forms & Clients

I did have the first two forms of the Get Acquainted forms in the Arbour section working, but as I started the third one yesterday I spotted a problem. Hunting for the solution, I discovered a notice that explained the probable cause. Best answer was to uninstall the phpformgenerator and install a fresh download. So […]


August 3, 2005, What's New!
How to Pray Panic Prayers

Your sister-in-law calls to say their little boy is in the hospital, VERY sick. The one you especially love! Your spouse has some aches and pains that won’t go away and has some tests done by the doctor. Next thing you know, there’s a call from the doctor – “Not Cancer!” you shriek as you […]


August 3, 2005, Ruthe's Roses
It’s Berry Season Around Here!

Well, I bought that Costco membership card yesterday. Even got a $10 cash card to spend right away, courtesy of the young man who answered my questions last week. But had a bit of a let down as we went looking for my list of grocery items, and I saw that many of the items […]


July 27, 2005, At My Place...
Letters to the Future

Have you ever thought of writing letters to your descendants, telling them what is important to you? I think there’s real value in that. I should do more of that. I got a new book review up on the site last week. You’ll find “Canterbury Letters to the Future” by George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury […]


July 27, 2005, What's New!
Making Money from Books You Love

If you are a writer, or even if you just love books, and if you have a web site, there is a way you can make a bit of small change from this combination. (This assumes that your web site looks fairly professional and attracts a steady flow of visitors who like to order their […]


July 27, 2005, Tips & Solutions
A Prolific Writing Schedule

New writers who struggle to get their first book written often feel like it is the only and the last thing they’ll write. It just seems like so much effort. I know I did. Despite the fact that visions of being a prolific writer, danced in my head like fantasies. I’m here to tell you […]


July 27, 2005, Ruthe's Roses

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