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R.D. Kardon

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Robin D. “R.D.” Kardon is a native New Yorker, educated in the New York City public school system. She attended New York University where she earned a B.A. in Journalism and Sociology, magna cum laude, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

After college, Robin went to law school at The American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. There, she was a Moot Court champion and earned her J.D. Thus began her ten-year career as a commercial litigator.

Disillusioned with the law, Robin sought out another career and started training to become a pilot in 1991. She eventually earned her Certified Flight Instructor ratings, quit practicing and started teaching to build flight time. Eventually, she worked as both
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R.D. Kardon Sometimes I just need to take a break. I craft my work in my head, and occasionally I need my internal outline to catch up. That said, if I feel like…moreSometimes I just need to take a break. I craft my work in my head, and occasionally I need my internal outline to catch up. That said, if I feel like I need to meet a writing commitment I've made to myself- such as a daily word target- I literally just search online for a prompt and start writing. Even if the prompt has nothing to do with my work, eventually I'm lead back to it.(less)
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A daunting task no more! Dare to Write by the multi-talented Kristen Fogle is a well-organized, easy-to-follow guide for would-be scribes of all ages. Its creative prompts are followed by wide areas of open space begging to be scrawled in. This book ...more
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What a wonderful book highlighting that extreme wealth does not generally make people happy--and in some notable circumstances, increases unhappiness. As always, a superb job researching and writing this book by Marlene Wagman-Geller
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"I loved the main character in this book Tris. She had many hurdles thrown in her way but continued to live with integrity and do her best. The author is obviously very knowledgeable about aviation and I enjoyed getting to know more about the world..." Read more of this review »
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As someone who rarely-or, make that never- reads Urban Fantasy, I have to say I was hooked! K.A. Fox creates a believable world in which I could actually imagine Delaney as the devil's daughter. The devil himself, her father Angus, was also a relatab ...more
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“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”
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