First Book Picks of 2017

First Book Picks of 2017

It’s funny– I don’t call myself a book blogger. (And I rarely accept books for review. I’m serious–rarely. Definitely don’t ask me if we’ve never interacted before in person or on social media. Really, please...

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Top 5 Books of 2016

Top 5 Books of 2016

I loved many of the 50 books I read in 2016 and liked even more. But I forced myself to pick my top five. Here they are in no particular order! (There are Amazon affiliate links in this post.) WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by PAUL KALANITHI When Breath Becomes Air is a...

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Friendship Advice: A Jealous Spouse

Friendship Advice: A Jealous Spouse

It’s time for the December friendship question! And it’s all about how a jealous spouse might influence a friendship. While the theme this month may seem like an issue about opposite sex friends (and yes, that is part of it), there are really two bigger...

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Supporting Your Friends’ Dreams

Supporting Your Friends’ Dreams

Today I have a story about making new friends, starting a new career, and supporting your friends’ dreams rather than being a naysayer. It’s like several of my friendship advice columns mashed together. A FRIENDSHIP BEGINS I met Nancy Fink, founder of...

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About Nina Badzin

Welcome! I'm a freelance writer, advice columnist, essayist, book reviewer, blogger, short story writer, and a co-founder of The Twin Cities Writing Studio. I live in Minneapolis with my husband and four children. I'm so glad you found your way here.

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