Author Archives: Jane Wilson

About Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, was a trial attorney for 25 years and has served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy on numerous occasions. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland State University for several years and served as an Interim Associate Professor of Law in the clinical program at Case Law School. In 2009, she returned to the small southwestern Michigan community where she was raised, and wrote a novel.

Kids Still Say the Funniest Things

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
Kids still say the funniest things. I often wondered where they heard it or picked it up, right down to the appropriate mannerisms that little munchkins can imitate so well and then pick the right moments to say…

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There’s Something About Christmas

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
There’s something about Christmas that brings out the grouchiness  in normally reasonable people. Over the years, I’ve figured out a few things.  Grumbling loudly while standing in a postal line-up, doesn’t make the line go faster. If…

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Doughnuts For Kids Part II

Originally posted on chocofigbee:
(A group of concerned Moms decided to hold a “Doughnut Event” to raise money for much needed playground equipment. Being a mini-United Nations kind of neighbourhood, the doughnuts presented as an international event as well. .…

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Pan Fried

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
My parents had a cast iron skillet. It wasn’t very big, but many of the meals we had came out of it—eggs, burgers, chicken, steaks, fish, and grilled cheese sandwiches. The color of pitch,…

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Poetry Going Mainstream?

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
Apparently, it is. When I think about books of poetry, I don’t think of them as selling well. A few copies here, a few copies there, and maybe, just maybe, a hundred…

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Goodreads Has Not-So-Good News for Indie Authors

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
Anyone familiar with my book marketing coaching for indie authors, knows that I love Goodreads. After all, Goodreads has been critical to the success of many self-published authors who want to get their books…

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles (October)

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
…begins with a single step. As the year continues to march to its conclusion, this pedometer geek is hopeful that the challenge (of 1000 miles) will be met. During the month, another…

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Do You Know What This Means: Die Erinnerungsbox

Originally posted on Eva Lesko Natiello:
If you know what Die Erinnerungsbox means, then I’ve got some exciting news! If you don’t, I still have exciting news! The German translation rights for The Memory Box have just been bought! Isn’t…

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The Mug

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
The mug…the other day, I finally, for the first time ever, used the mug. It was a present from my cousin Denny. We all received one from him along with other gifts…

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A letter to… stressed older Americans

Originally posted on Letters from the Camino de Santiago:
Dear Alarmed Americans (50+ years old), I was once where you are. Too plugged into cable news and hyper vigilant of too many political posts from various friends. What the hell…

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