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Finding My Passion - Reading & Writing

Friday, July 05, 2013

Many of you know me well and those who don't - my passion for reading and writing is one that inspires me incredibly!

From the reading of self-help books that carried me through some of the most difficult times in my life (divorce, grief, bankruptcy, job loss, abuse, etc), to the writing of my own story and contribution to the book "Passwords Volume 2: Passing on the Words of Wisdom and Strength" - I have found my passion!!

My wish is to one day write a full book, and for now my love is also to blog and write daily. Yesterday, I found an idea that I hope can help me in my current financial situation. I have designed a website which I will develop (it will be an ongoing process) to include some of my most favourite books/products. I'd love to have my SP friends visit and perhaps purchase books of interest through my website - which is actually going to lead you to Amazon.

This is a means of generating income for myself. As you know I've been recently experiencing great hardships and this article came up as a means of my possibly increasing my income and helping me out of some difficult financial times. At the very least, I hope to cover my expenses.

So while I would never pressure anyone to go there - if you'd like to see some ideas/thoughts on some of my favourite books, of course including our SP books too, and some self-help books/listings that I personally recommend (and currently have in my own library) - come visit the website here: (this is the page specifically including SP books but there are other tabs that I will be building as I go along) hsbookshub.extremeproduc

I'm hopeful about this and the possibilities it holds as I explore it further. It's a means for me to perhaps help myself out and help others out by recommending some books that have truly helped me to be where I am today. My ultimate dream is to one day be promoting my own book through this venue emoticon

As I said - it's a work in progress, so be sure to check in often as I'll be updating it!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
FRENCHSEAMS 7/6/2013 11:52AM

    Thanks for the link. You have made some careful,selections. I look forward to seeing your book there one day too. emoticon

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GABIBEAR 7/6/2013 1:47AM

    I wish you lots of luck on your new venture Helene! You write very well so definitely pursue your dream of writing a book - just like the way J.K. Rowling did! You can do it and you will! I'm happy to hear that things are looking up for you!

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MEADSBAY 7/5/2013 10:44PM

    I'm so happy to read that things are looking up a bit for you, my friend!
I rarely buy books but I will definitely connect to amazon through your website henceforth-hope that works out for you.

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ALEXSGIRL1 7/5/2013 7:36PM

    good luck on your new dream

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BMCOLLEY 7/5/2013 5:46PM

    Thank you for sharing this. I will have to return to visit occasionally. Good luck with your writing--the longer you commit to it the easier it will flow for you.

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NILLAPEPSI 7/5/2013 5:08PM

    I love to read! One of my favorite things to do. I wish you the best. emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 7/5/2013 2:33PM

    Best wishes to you! HUGS and prayers.

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REGILIEH 7/5/2013 9:13AM

    Good for you! It is certainly worth a try! emoticon

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CAROL_31649731 7/5/2013 7:57AM

    Great idea! I'll check it out, too . . . good luck with your new venture! emoticon

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PATRICE_E 7/5/2013 7:51AM

    Great idea! You have some terrific books listed there. Something occurred to me, as I keep an ongoing list of books that friends recommend. Perhaps you'd like to add a tab that includes Highly Recommended Friend's books? That could increase your list of paying titles significantly, couldn't it? I have also read a lot of books in your genres and would be happy to share some of my favourites.

Best of luck,

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MSLZZY 7/5/2013 7:44AM

    Can't wait to see what you include on your page so I will check in from time to time. It will be awesome to know someone who writes her own book! HUGS!

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SHAWFAN 7/5/2013 7:31AM

    I love books and reading so I will be checking it out! Good luck in your venture! emoticon

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KIPPER15 7/5/2013 7:09AM

    I love books too. I will check out your website. emoticon

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MYAKAYAH 7/5/2013 7:01AM

    Thanks for the link I'll do my best to help you out & with your attitude I know you will succeed~ emoticon emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 7/5/2013 6:18AM

    Go for it!

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JUST_BRENDA 7/5/2013 5:26AM

    That sounds like a great idea!
I continue to wish you much luck and success in your life... you deserve good stuff happening!

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CAPECODBABE 7/5/2013 4:57AM

    It looks great! I'll definitely visit it!

Wishing you the best with your new venture!

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