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June Jamboree

May your hands always be busy … May your feet always be swift…
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WELCOME TO HOMEPLATE

I’ll Tell You When I’m Ready Mary Ellen Latela, @LatelaMary, mlatela@outlook.com, blog mlatelablog.wordpress.com I write because I can’t turn off the thinking, dreaming, writing button. Success with small press non-fiction starting in the 1980s. Formerly called “inspirational” my work is focused on reflection … Continue reading

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Reacting to Feedback

Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinron)  opened up an important topic, highlighted in Harvard Business Review,  about the difference between men and women responding to feedback about themselves. So many factors come into play, that I thought I’d follow the trail for a while.For … Continue reading

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Writing – the Price I Paid

Mary E. Latela, December 19, 2014 I dove into writing because I had a wonderful English teacher in the eighth grade, the late Elizabeth Connellan. Besides all the readings and memorizing vocabulary, our teacher emphasizes good writing, including creative writing.  In … Continue reading

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The Glass Ceiling is Shattered… Again

A couple of weeks ago, you might have heard the sound of glass, shattering loudly, like fireworks or a very noise rain, on and on!  Reflection by Mary E. Latela  August 31,2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton has become the first woman … Continue reading

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When You Allow Others to Comment

Reflection by Mary E. Latela     August 27, 2016. The following blurb was posted on Twitter: (8/27/16, n.a.): “You must be open to criticism. You must be open to revising more times than you think you can stomach[] if you refuse to listen to … Continue reading

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Stories to Tell

The Aleut Peoples, wordpress Stories, reflection by Mary E. Latela 8/18/2016 It seems that I’ve been collecting stories for a long, long time. That’s good! I recall some lovely times with my Grandma, how she taught me to crochet, and … Continue reading

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Succeed as a Writer? Yes, you can!

Reflection by Mary E. Latela. Thanks to Jeff Goins for the seeds for this essay. I just read Jeff Goins in-your-face, honest essay about why so few people make it as a writer. Jeff, I look at this a little … Continue reading

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In the Beginning (novella w.i.p.)

In the Beginning of A Marriage by Mary E. Latela August, 2016 I’m Going to Fix this Marriage if it Kills Me; And how it almost did I suppose I should have been skeptical that a fairly nice looking man … Continue reading

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In Response to Ann Garvin

In Response to Ann Garvin’s I Like you Better When You’re Not Here Reviewed Mary E. Latela 7/13/2016 Dear Ann, I could have been swallowed up in your novel – I understand that it’s just not healthy to take care … Continue reading

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