Maura Stone

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Her street creds say it all: First victim of Dartman, created a consulting company in commercial credit analysis that spawned a billion-dollar industry, thrown out of a cult for disruption and fired from nearly every senior-level job for insubordination. No wonder Maura Stone is THE queen of snark.

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Maura Stone I should amend that question to: What’s the best thing about being a blogger? For being a blogger, especially a popular one, is a powerful tool. Titan…moreI should amend that question to: What’s the best thing about being a blogger? For being a blogger, especially a popular one, is a powerful tool. Titans like Apple, amazon and AT&T cower when I say, “Guess I gotta blog about that!” Okay, so they may not cower much, but the blog is a powerful tool. As we say today, "The blog is mightier than the litigation."(less)
Maura Stone Having recently published the 2nd edition, the PROFESSIONAL version of "eDating the Old School Way," I now am going full force on my fifth novel, anot…moreHaving recently published the 2nd edition, the PROFESSIONAL version of "eDating the Old School Way," I now am going full force on my fifth novel, another satire (of course). (less)
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Amour Anarchy, a Memoir

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Mostly Sunset

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My Real Blog: http://kiss-keepitsimpleschmuck.blogs...

I started a blog here on goodreads which hardly had any visibility or interest so I removed it.

Well, you know what they say about that first tattoo? No? You gotta have more!!! Months later, with reluctance, I created another blog: http://kiss-keepitsimpleschmuck.blogs...

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Frederick Forsyth's novels were spell-binding, gripping, intense spy novels. Notice I wrote in past tense? The long-awaited novel, The Fox, shows that Mr. Forsyth should shelve his writing or change genre. Perhaps his audience consists of drooling sy ...more
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"Don't bother reading this book, even if Mr. Arquette sends you a free copy. It's badly written, badly edited and contains blatant plagiarism.

Like many of the other reviewers of this book, I received a spam message from Mr. Arquette. In the message he" Read more of this review »
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Me too! Just came here to figure out what's going on. Send me a message through here to tell me I might like a book, totally fine. Don't then immediately delete the profile so I know it's spam - aka how to get me to not read a book!
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A man approached me and said he was my son. I never had any children.
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“Perhaps because I run in straight circles.”
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“I’m giving up my US citizenship. After 5 yrs, as an illegal I’ll be allowed all the benefits and privileges denied me as an American citizen. Plus I may be deported from NY to Florida!!”
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“She said, “I’ll always support you in all your bad decisions.”

In appreciation, I retorted, “As long as someone supports me in my bad decisions, then I'll feel good about making them.”
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“She said, “I’ll always support you in all your bad decisions.”

In appreciation, I retorted, “As long as someone supports me in my bad decisions, then I'll feel good about making them.”
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Dale Thele Maura, thank you for the Goodreads friend connect.
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