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By Beth Ann Burkey Lombardi

Shasta, my Shetland Sheepdog, was 11 weeks old when she dug up her first penny in the grassy yard. It was the first in a lifetime of lucky finds.

Banker’s Puppy Finds Her First Penny

I worked in the marketing department at U.S. Bank, and “banker’s hours” were 7 am to…


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By Beth Ann Burkey Lombardi

I always thought having an article accepted in a premier magazine was the hard part.

Not necessarily.

There were more surprises in the post-acceptance process than in the plot of the story I recently had published. The upside? You can benefit from what I learned…

Beth Ann Burkey Lombardi

Award-winning (29!) writer. Precision editor. Marketing pro. Best business decision: Left C-suit for self-employment. www.YourWritingSource.com.

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