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2010 News​ at Thompson Writing & Editing

Map with lost mouse
Writer with writer's block
To Kill a Mockingbird cover
HARO logo
Acres Aweigh book cover
Busby Berkeley musical scene
A Professional Writer's Ladder to Success
Old Maid Cat Lady logo

Newspaper editors, where are you?

December 29, 2010

Audiences for newspapers could be located anywhere around the world, now that they're online. So why do their website designers never tell us where they're located?

Creativity Exercise -- You'll Love This

July 4, 2010

It's a common stereotype, albeit mostly true, that writers are really good at procrastination. It's how we deal with writer's block, I think. So if you're looking at a blank screen and need a little inspiration, here's a fun creativity exercise to get that brain a-working...and kill a little more time!

A book I always recommend

June 17, 2010

Nadine Owens Burton is at it again; she quoted Lynn on her blog once more! Since this is an oft-recommended book for clients to read, it had to be the one cited.

Quoted online
April 27, 2010

Lynn was quoted in a post on consultant Nadine Owens Burton's The Power of Care blog. (Thanks, HARO!)

Client book release
March 18, 2010

Ghostwriting client Joe Abb Overby just released his second book, Acres Aweigh! It's a fascinating story of Joe's time stationed at Naval Station Mayport in the late 1950s-early 1960s, and his friendship with Mrs. Elizabeth P. Stark, a fascinating woman who used to own the property where the base now sits. You can order the book through our retail subsidiary,, or buy it directly from Joe himself.

Today's Escape From Reality?
March 8, 2010

A reflection on the opening number during last night's Academy Awards and longing for a return to simpler times.

The Ladder series is available again!
March 5, 2010

After the retail site through which we used to sell this e-book series folded, we were left with few choices on where to make them available. But now that we have our own retail site, they're available again through there! Special pages were added for "Life Beyond the Kitties" in which old maid cat ladies could fulfill their needs in the areas of business, social/entertainment, and personal care. All eight rungs already released, plus two packages of them, are available on the site.

Retail subsidiary is live!
February 1, 2010

It may not look like much yet, but TW&E's retail subsidiary,, is now live! We've spent the past couple of months working on it non-stop, and will be adding many more wonderful products for cats and their people to the site in the coming months. If you've been frustrated by the lack of products for your cats when all the pet supply stores seem to stock is dog products, this site is for you! The vision is for it to be a sort of online high-end department store for both cats and cat lovers. Check it often to see what new stuff we've added!

KJB Radio Appearance
January 14, 2010

The Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission is celebrating its 27th anniversary by honoring former Jacksonville Mayor Jake Godbold at its first-ever fundraiser this month, Lynn appeared on Melissa Ross' First Coast Connect program on 89.9 WJCT this morning to discuss it. Click the "Play" arrow at left to listen to the show segment.

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