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Beautiful Rabbit Holes

Resistance loves a good rabbit hole.

Social media is an obvious one. Sure, it’s a tool to help us build our businesses but do we need to watch every single Randy Rainbow video during office hours? Canva is another one. It’s an amazing tool but also a wonderful place to waste precious time scrolling through designs and playing with colours.

Resistance knows this. It uses it against us. Unless we’re writing new books we’ll have nothing to promote on social media and no need for artwork.

Bottom line, do the work.

Valerie Francis

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

Well, you’re not going to believe this. Reece Witherspoon and I picked the same book for our February book clubs. Sort of.  Late last year, I came across THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE by Marie Benedict and was fascinated by the premise. Benedict writes historical fiction, much like Philippa Gregory,

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A Girl Named Howard

This month, rather than recommend one book to read, I’m recommending the entire body of work of one author because Anne Rice, who passed away December 11, 2021, single-handedly revolutionized the role of vampires in literature.  Yes, vampires.  And the impact she’s had is more significant than you might realize.

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The Christmas Bookshop

If you’ve had it up to your eyes with holiday preparations and are looking for a light-hearted story to escape into, The Christmas Bookshop, by Jenny Colgan, might be just the ticket. The title is a bit misleading, in my opinion. Yes, there’s a bookstore. Yes, the plot unfolds in

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