The Writer's Mailbag: Installment #390 by Mr. Bill Holland

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  1. Misbah786 profile image87
    Misbah786posted 11 months ago

    Happy Monday Everyone,

    The latest Monday mailbag is here for you to read. Take a few moments to read today's mailbag, that contains some really intriguing questions and answers. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, and I am confident you will love it as well.


    Here's the link: https://hubpages.com/literature/The-Wri … llment-390

    Wishing everyone a Joyous, Peaceful & Love-Filled Christmas in advance!

    Thank you so much!

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you my friend! You are a jewel!

      1. billybuc profile image87
        billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

        And Misbah, Merry Christmas to you as well, and blessings to you throughout the New Year.

        1. Misbah786 profile image87
          Misbah786posted 11 months agoin reply to this

          Thank you so much smile

      2. Misbah786 profile image87
        Misbah786posted 11 months agoin reply to this

        Aww... thank you so much, Mr. Bill. This is so sweet of you smile
        Blessings always!

    2. ChitrangadaSharan profile image92
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Excellent mailbag Bill. I read it on FB. Very useful information shared by you.
      Merry Christmas to you and Bev.
      Thank you Misbah for sharing in the forum.

  2. Misbah786 profile image87
    Misbah786posted 11 months ago

    Mr. Bill, thank you very much for sharing this really intriguing mailbag. I enjoyed reading it as always and appreciate your kindness and wisdom. Your support and assistance means a lot to all of us. Linda's question especially piqued my interest, and I liked reading your wise responses.

    Happy Christmas in advance to you and your family. smile


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    Blessings always!!!

    1. surovi99 profile image81
      surovi99posted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Loved the mailbag. Interesting questions and great answerrs. There is something new to learn from every mailbag. This was no different, and I did learn something.

      Snow hardly falls in our part of the world. But I had enjoyed snowfall when I had been to Germany and the US for higher education.

      Happy Monday, Bill and Merry Christmas. Hope you have a joyful season.

      Thanks to Misbah for sharing Bill's post and Season's Greetings to you.

      1. billybuc profile image87
        billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

        Thank you my friend! Happy Monday, Merry Christmas, and blessings to you this week. I appreciate you taking the time to follow this thread and comment.

  3. bdegiulio profile image97
    bdegiulioposted 11 months ago

    Great Mailbag, Bill.  So far we’ve had a mere 2 inches of snow, which disappeared quickly.  No white Christmas for us either.  It’s actually been rather nice here so far for December.  I’m sure our snow will fall, but not looking like until 2022.  A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you, Bill! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  4. Brenda Arledge profile image82
    Brenda Arledgeposted 11 months ago

    Bill
    Mother nature surely is keeping us guessing this year.

    By now we are usually battling the snow but this year there has been nothing but a few flurries.  Maybe a light coating.

    So far the forecast for Christmas day is 53 degrees...
    This will be one for the record books.

    There is alot to be said for a Writer's mindset. 
    It really helps us to move forward when we know we have what it takes.

    I'm hoping to get into freelancing one day but I hope I don't bid myself too low.

    I do wish you had that magic pill so we could gain success magically.
    Goodluck and best wishes to Star.

    Christmas is almost here & I've yet to go to the store.
    I enjoy it & dread it. 

    I love those buys but I hate those crowds.

    Lord knows...I'm gonna be in the thick of it this late.

    I'm sending you & Bev wishes for a perfect day.  I'll be watching football that day at 3 pm...

    Have fun.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Merry Christmas, Brenda! What shopping I have to do is done online. I no longer have any desire to fight the crowds. Just let Amazon bring it to me, thank you very much.  Change of plans: now they say we have a chance for a White Christmas.

  5. Pamela99 profile image89
    Pamela99posted 11 months ago

    This is another excellent Mailbag, Bill. I enjoyed reading the variety of questions today. I always learn something new from you.
    I guess there is not white Christmas for you, and we never have a white Christmas in north FL. However, I hope you and Bev have a wonderful Christmas.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Thank  you Pamela! I spoke too soon; they now say we have a chance of snow on the 25th.  It would be very cool and unusual for it to happen, but normally we don't even have a chance of it.  Merry Christmas my friend.

  6. Peggy W profile image94
    Peggy Wposted 11 months ago

    We rarely have snow in Houston, but when we lived in Wisconsin many years ago, we could always count on seeing snow by Thanksgiving. The climate seems to be changing in many places these days.  We have been meeting or exceeding high temps in Houston for December.  Mid-80s!  Merry Christmas to you and everyone who celebrates it who might be reading this.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      Merry Christmas to you, Peggy!  The climate is certainly keeping us guessing these days. I wonder what it will be like in 20 years at this rate.

  7. Jodah profile image89
    Jodahposted 11 months ago

    Thank you for sharing this Misbah.
    Bill, I love the questions this week…many relating to freelancing, and you gave invaluable answers. I see so many wannabe freelancers asking questions on Quora how to succeed, and they have no patience. They have been freelancing for two weeks and are devastated because they aren’t making any sales.
    As for the question about closing you HubPages account that is as easy as going to your profile, clicking “edit profile” and the “close account” button is right there.
    Wishing you and Bev a great Christmas, even if it isn’t a white one.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      There we go! John has the definitive answer about closing the HP account.  It never came up for me for ten years now; I doubt I'll be here that much longer, so maybe I better start considering it.

      Anyway, Merry Christmas to you and thanks for your friendship.

  8. Brenda Arledge profile image82
    Brenda Arledgeposted 11 months ago

    Bill
    I ordered alot last year online from Amazon & I absolutely love that 2 day free shipping.

    Snow....that's great.  Maybe You'll get your 5th White Christmas.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      It looks like we will for sure....very exciting!

  9. vidsagster profile image88
    vidsagsterposted 11 months ago

    Happy Monday Bill and a merry Christmas to you and Bev. This was a very informative mailbag. Interesting questions and answers. Guess it's tough for freelancers to earn with so much competition around. It takes lot of practice and patience. Have a great week ahead. Thanks Misbah for sharing.

    1. billybuc profile image87
      billybucposted 11 months agoin reply to this

      It is always good to hear from you, Vidya. Thank you! Just so you know, I do read your articles when they come out. I don't always see the corresponding forum for comments, but I am with you in spirit.

      Merry Christmas to you, if you do celebrate it, my friend, and blessings to you always.

 
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