Could Your Hobby Become Your New Career?

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It’s easier than you think! What do you like to do?  Is writing your passion?  Do you love garage sales and can’t imagine a Saturday morning without them?  Maybe you have a real talent for cooking.  Perhaps you love to use a computer and have found that it comes easy to you.  If you have something that you love to do and seem to … Read More

Interested in Writing a Book?

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We all have a book inside us, but are we willing to go through the process to write and publish? Here are 10 tips to get you started: What is the purpose for your book? The “Why”? Fiction or Non-fiction? Who is your audience? If you say “everyone,” you don’t have an audience. Depending on your subject, there are many … Read More

How to Make Every Day a Great One

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How to Make Every Day a Great One The key to enjoying life… The key to enjoying life and making the most of every day is to notice the little things in life that happen all around us; taking a moment at a time and slowing down; relaxing and just enjoying each and every precious minute throughout the day. Today’s … Read More

What Did You Decide for 2019?

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On December 18, 2018 I wrote a blog post asking “Who Would You be in 2019?” I’ve been online and read many New Year’s resolutions (see this article for the top 10), and I must say I’m not impressed. It’s the “same-old, same-old”. Those resolutions that everyone makes in January and breaks by February. So I believe I’ll stick with … Read More

Who Will You be in 2019?

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It’s that time of year again when everyone is thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. Instead of planning on what you will be doing, how about thinking about who you will be? What personal changes do you need to make? Are you where you want to be? Is there a reason for that? What character traits do you want to … Read More

New Services Offered

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We are going through many changes here at Open Pages Publishing and will be offering more services. If you are interested in these services, please contact us today. Stay tuned for more changes! PUBLISHING SERVICES EDITING Hourly and per word rates—OPP offers four levels of editing depending on your manuscript and preferences: developmental (which we offer as writing coaching), substantive, … Read More

Rescuing Your Relationship

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Pick up the newspaper or go online and read the headlines and you will see that there are always celebrity couples that are fighting, separating or getting a divorce.  The problem with this is that they make it look so glamorous.  There is nothing glamorous about getting a divorce. There is nothing sensational about someone hurling hurtful words and downing … Read More

Halloween Decor

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(This is too fun not to share! Courtesy of The AmeriSpecSWFL Team) Do you love Halloween but the thought of covering your living space in that tacky fake spider web netting causes your skin to crawl? Does the thought of giving up your elegant and comfortable style in lieu of too much orange and black make you cringe? Thankfully, there are other … Read More

Are You Up For the Challenge?

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Are You up for the Challenge? “How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.”  Lou Holtz It’s already familiar to us that real progress happens when we are prone to leaving our comfort zone. And challenging yourself to do that has become … Read More

Sleep is Vital to Your Teen

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Sleep is vital to your teens’ overall well-being, as important as the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the food they eat. It can even help your child eat better and manage the stress of being a teen. Biological sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence, meaning it is natural to not be … Read More