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WORD COUNT: 2162 Well kids, the ol’ virtual mailbag is getting full of unanswered messages, so let’s dump out the sack and see what we got inside. Yay! Hey Sam, why do all your recent posts have a word count at the top? Well, as much as I love WordPress (the people who run the…

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I get some mighty strange emails sometimes, even including the odd spam in the Romanian language, but today I got an unusual missive. It was one of those “chain” emails, where someone forwards it to someone else and then they forward it to someone else and then they forward it to you. I certainly get…

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Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these but I’m always getting messages, emails, comments and other forms of communication, so time to address them! Sam, I really like what you said/did/wrote this one time about this one thing. Glad to hear it! It’s always nice to know something I said/did/wrote had…

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Well folks I got about a million things on deck, including some very exciting (and positive) stuff, but first just wanted to share a lovely message I got the other day: Buno Ziwa! I just want to say thank you, I very much enjoyed your book and found it very helpful. We will be headed…

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@lifeinromania Just about finished with your book. SO helpful for my trip to Romania with my bf in July to meet his fam. Thank you! — Whitney (@whitpopa) May 31, 2013 Awesome! So glad to receive these messages. If you’d like to drop me a line, you can find me on Twitter or else email…

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One of the coolest things about being a writer is the work that you do all by yourself behind closer doors goes out into the wider world. And people receive it and it affects them and then every once in a while you get to hear about it. I don’t know if there’s something in…

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Oh my word, I have been getting a lot of feedback over the past few days from people (including over 200 comments on Facebook) on a variety of topics. You know my privacy policy, which means I won’t use any names. I also won’t be using any quotations directly because it’s a little easier to…