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Updates! Books! New Classes! Speaking in London! (And a few fun rants.)

SORRY TO POST THIS ON A SATURDAY. Like, um, boundaries?!?! I hate when people even try to talk to me on the weekend. But I’m doing it to you all the same, because I have been on so many delicious book deadlines (the editing process takes approximately two centuries—and I am also a slow-ass writer), that I have been missing my TMFers like fucking crazy. So here I am, showing up at your house like a love-sick ex-boyfriend who’s holding

DROP THE FLOWERS RIGHT THERE: Six Original Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Are Business Owners

If you get your mother yet another boring bouquet of flowers for Mother’s Day, I swear to god I’m going to reach across that screen, type the phrase “original Mother’s Day gifts” onto your keyboard for you, and force you to pony up a more thoughtful idea. I feel like this is one of those holidays where moms worldwide are (secretly) mass-rolling their eyes and smiling over and over and over again, like a giant army of sullen Stepford Wives,

21 Last Minute Gift Ideas (That Aren’t a Freaking Yankee Candle) For Busy Business Owners WHO FORGOT TO SHOP.

So, if you’re anything like me, you just now realized that Christmas is tomorrow, and wasn’t I suppose to go shopping or something? When you’re busy running a business, it’s easy to let everything else slip through the cracks. (Yes, even shopping sprees and candy cane martini binges.) But, one thing you don’t want to do? Is become an unthoughtful schmuck. Which is precisely why I decided to come up with a list of thoughtful last minute gift ideas (that

The Top 20 Most Original Gift Ideas for That Fucking Writer You Know (No, Not a Moleskine)

So you have to buy a present for a writer, huh? This inevitably means you’re left scratching your ass in the middle of the aisle of a Barnes & Noble as we speak, wondering which of the holy trifecta of cliché writerly gifts you should pony up for: A Barnes & Noble gift card, a moleskine, or a book from the discount table. Unfortunately, nothing says, “I didn’t put any thought into this and I kind of resent having to