• Could You Use a Miracle Right About Now?

    Posted on December 11, 2013 by in Uncategorized

      When I first met Debra Poneman, I didn’t really know what to think. I walked into her home and immediately saw dozens of people–Americans, Indians, what-all–sitting around in chairs, on couches and on the floor chanting in Sanskrit. “Hmmmmm, what have I bumped into here?” Well, Shree Maa and Swamiji were visiting (their RV […]

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  • Masters and Angels and Guides, Oh My!

    Posted on May 2, 2013 by in Blog

      As an editor and writer, I get to work on all sorts of projects with different subject matter. One that I am particularly drawn to is spirituality. I wrote the following piece for my www.heidiwalter.com site but thought I’d share it here as well. Enjoy. Masters and Angels and Guides, Oh My! I have […]

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  • Writing for Reading

    Posted on September 14, 2011 by in Blog

    You’ve heard the old saying, “Everyone has a story in them.” Well, many of the clients I’ve worked for write the way they talk. Sometimes that works great in a book and sometimes not. They have wonderfully unique ideas and stories but these need to be put into a readable text, not just be a […]

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  • My Puzzles Addiction

    Posted on December 24, 2010 by in Blog

    Years ago I studied astrology and one of the things I learned was that we all have Scorpio and Pluto somewhere in our charts and that is the energy of compulsions.  We all have compulsions of some sort and one of mine is puzzle books.   Recently I realized that that is why I love […]

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  • Why Use An Editor?

    Posted on July 21, 2010 by in Blog

    I helped Cathie Andrew edit her new book on memoir writing and asked her recently why she needed an editor. Here’s what she said: “A writer gets very close to their writing and sometimes the mind can fool you.  You assume you’ve explained things fully or created the picture you wanted.  However, you may have […]

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  • Prepositions are my personal friends

    Posted on June 15, 2010 by in Blog

    I grew up in a household where our parents stressed the proper use of English. My father and mother were both journalists. I never was one myself but their career choice still somehow seeped into me. When I started school, for some odd reason I felt a kinship with prepositions.  One of my former French […]

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