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30 May 2017

Bookstore day

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Since Monday was a holiday, today was my weekly bookstore day. The first section I visit is the "Hobbies" area. There are two shelves of coin books.

09 May 2017

Looking for reading material

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Mondayis bookstore day, and yesterday was no exception. I got to my first store when they opened the doors. Besides looking for research items and books to read for fun, I checked out the magazine section too.

27 Apr 2017

Books wanted

Coins-United States | CoinLady

As a writer and researcher, I treasure my library. My bookshelves hold many coin reference books, and I have a few auction catalogs too. Many are like reference books in themselves.

26 Feb 2017

Find a need & fill it

Coins-United States | CoinLady

There's a saying in business, "Find a need and fill it." When trying to figure out what you want to specialize in as a career, what to sell, how to improve your product...this saying is something to think about, no matter what you do.

24 Feb 2017

Experience & hard work

Coins | CoinLady

If you follow my blog, you know I've been a writer for many years.

21 Feb 2017

Treasures...not coins

Coins | CoinLady

Monday is the day I visit book stores. As a writer, I always have projects in the works. Made a pretty good haul yesterday. My tote bag weighed almost 15 lbs!

08 Feb 2017

Coin books

Coins | CoinLady

Every collector needs a reference library. The Red Book is a must, no matter your interests.Specialty books in your favorite series are always helpful, even older editions. Some coin series, such as Lincoln cents, have many reference books available.

19 Nov 2016

Unexpected benefit of writing

Coins | CoinLady

Ideas can come from anywhere. A few years back, I attended a major convention and got the idea for a novel that became "Wild World."


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