Book Club Feature: Dead Wake by Erik Larson

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We’re so thrilled to feature Erik Larson’s new book Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania as our next book club selection. Well written narrative non-fiction truly brings history alive for me. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the disaster and Larson will have you hooked by page one: On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth […]

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Book Club Challenge: Thrive by Arianna Huffington

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For our latest book club discussion, we’re approaching the book a little differently. Inspired by Arianna’s book, I challenged my fellow From Left to Write book club members to take a 7-day Thrive challenge. Some of us opted to unplug in the evenings, while others attempted to get more sleep in the evenings. So how […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: M.D. Waters

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I already have M.D. Waters‘ books on my to be read pile (on my Kindle) so why not invite her to share what she’s reading? Her first book Archetype is a psychological thriller about Emma, whose memory has been wiped but she dreams of a war and a camp where girls are trained to be wives? Doesn’t […]

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How Neil Gaiman Got Hooked by Handwriting

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As someone who spends hours at her computer writing, the only thing I write by hand are lists. My to-do list and my grocery list. Sometimes notes. It’s just one less step for me to type my articles. However, I do miss writing my articles by hand and my handwriting has suffered through lack of […]

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Book Club Challenge: Thrive by Arianna Huffington

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Last year From Left to Write members read Arianna Huffington’s Thrive, where she shares the story of her wake-up call and how to make changes for a better work-life balance. As shown in our Thrive book club discussion, the book resonated with many of our members. We’re excited to revisit the book this month. For our second […]

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Book Club Discussion: The No More Excuses Diet

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It’s tough to think about spring after the brutal winter we’ve had. Most of the snow outside my office window has melted and the birds are singing. Yes, spring is in the air and I’ve got a spring in my step. Not coincidentally, this time of the year is when many of us start becoming […]

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