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How to Be Moderately Successful

Donald G. Smith

How to Be Moderately Successful

by Donald G. Smith

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Published by Charles River Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11295615M
ISBN 100891820612
ISBN 109780891820611

  Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine. Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: is a new year, and if you simply restructure your entire existence, you too can become deliriously successful. "The Practices of Moderately Successful Poets" is a Foreword INDIES winner in Humor (Adult Nonfiction). If you have ever recoiled in horror at a handbill advertising a poetry reading, Jeffrey Skinner can likely sympathize. If, on the other hand, you’ve stumbled upon a poem or volume of poetry that shook your foundations and aroused a desire not.

It is hard work to write a book and make it a success. The big name authors and the iconic novels you know required someone to read them and believe in them. If you self publish, then that person who has to believe in your book must be you. Writing a successful book and successfully marketing it isn't going to be easy. A private eye turned moderately successful poet leads readers on a satiric, hopeful tour of how to make a life in the arts, while still having a life. Revealing, hilarious, and peppered with sly takes on the ins and outs of contemporary American poetry (chapters include "The Silence of .

The White Hotel is a novel written by the Cornish poet, translator and novelist D. M. was first published in January by Gollancz in Great Britain and in March by The Viking Press in the United States. It won the Cheltenham Prize. It was also short-listed for the Booker Prize in The narrative is told principally in the form of an erotic journal, letters Publisher: Gollancz. The article “How to be a moderately successful person” by Emer O’Toole in The Guardian is in my mind with thinking about The article says there , articles purporting to show the secrets of highly successful people. I suppose these people have built the secrets into their New Year’s Resolutions and are now frantically trying to do them.


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How to Be Moderately Successful by Donald G. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Not a best seller. but not a complete failure. Skinner leaves no doubt that his love of the art is no infatuation. In addition to being a self-help, how-to and confession, The Practices of Moderately Successful Poets is also — and perhaps most of all — a moving portrait of a marriage.” —The. World War II Posters Collections.

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