Today is Clean up Your Room Day, National Receptionist Day, School Nurses Day, and the birthday of Monica Dickens, Jayne CortezJean MairetJohann Peter HebelBenito GaldosCaroline B. Cooney,

Tip: Do yourself a favor and start doing crossword and other word puzzles. They will stretch your vocabulary and help with your writing.

Thought: “It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you ‘d do something else.” –  Lawrence Durrell

Teaser:Answer an unanswered question in a familiar novel – what happened to Rhett when he wasn’t with Scarlett (Gone with the Wind)? What would have happened if Romeo and Juliet had lived? Who makes Batman’s costume?