It is an excellent message that ABSOLUTELY applies to ALL of us who send e-mails.
Q. I love your Twitter entries, so how are you handling your current drama? Give us a clue to whom you’re leaning towards.
I write romance novels. I’m unpublished but I adore love stories. Now my life has the drama of the genre of fiction that I’m passionate about. I really shouldn’t complain; I know a number of women that could gladly switch places with me in a heartbeat but I’m the type of woman that prefers these kind of plot twists to remain within the covers of a romance novel.
These are quite funny and true.
Young King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by the monarch of a neighboring kingdom. The monarch could have killed him but was moved by Arthur's youth and ideals. So, the monarch offered him his freedom, as long as he could answer a very difficult question. Arthur would have a year to figure out the answer and, if after a year, he still had no answer, he would be put to death.
Author Gena Showalters appearance on a Nightline segment about Romance novels & Harlequin that aired on April 13, 2009
1. Maybe . . . We were supposed to meet the wrong people before meeting the right one so then when we finally meet the right person we will know how to be grateful for that gift.
Just seeing a real slush pile makes seeing this interview worthwhile.
Professor Leo Buscaglia once said, “Psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, anthropologists and educators have suggested in countless studies and numerous research papers that love is a learned response, a learned emotion . . . Most of us continue to behave as though love is not learned but lies dormant in each human being and simply awaits some mystical age of awareness to emerge in full bloom. Many wait for this age forever. We seem to refuse to face the obvious fact that most of us spend our lives trying to find love, trying to live in it and dying without ever truly discovering it.”
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