Warm Wishes to Each of You

Thank you for sticking with us this year and for being a loyal reader of our posts.

We strive to bring a measure of insight to the conversation about writing, publishing, and all things between. Your feedback is appreciated!

May you and yours have a blessed Christmas wherever you are.

After Bob and Tamela’s posts this week, we will be taking the week off and resuming again on January 4.

33 Responses to Warm Wishes to Each of You

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    Chris Storm December 21, 2020 at 5:14 am #

    Merry Christmas to you, Bob, Tamela, and your families! Thank you for all you do for all of us. May your gifts of spirit-filled words of guidance and wisdom return to you a hundred fold. God bless your 2021!

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    Cole Powell December 21, 2020 at 5:15 am #

    Steve, a HUGE-NORMOUS thanks to you, Thomas, Bob, and Tamela for providing daily doses of enlightenment and entertainment throughout this wild and crazy year.

    Merry Christmas, and may God continue to bless you and your endeavors in 2021!

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    Kay2474@gmail.com December 21, 2020 at 6:22 am #

    You bring so much joy to so many. Thank you for your continued work for our Lord Jesus Christ. Merry Christmas. Kay Hall

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    Leigh DeLozier December 21, 2020 at 6:24 am #

    Merry Christmas to all of you! I returned to writing this year and have enjoyed being one of your regular readers again. The wisdom and humor you share are always appreciated. Enjoy your well-deserved time away!

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    Terri L Gillespie December 21, 2020 at 7:05 am #

    Thanks to you, Thomas, Bob, and Tamela. So nice to have calm and reasonable voices during these uncertain times in the publishing world. God bless you. Merry Christmas and Happy and Hopeful New Year.

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    Andrew Budek-Schmeisser December 21, 2020 at 7:25 am #

    Slouching unto Bethlehem,
    first Christmas, then this fell year’s end,
    I’ve said it once, and will again
    that I consider each a friend,
    ye stalwart folk of agency
    and fellow readers of this blog;
    writing may not hold pageantry,
    and yes, it can be quite a slog,
    but in your wisdom and compassion
    and in your merry comradeship,
    I’ve found joy far past my ration,
    and, dear hearts, it’s worth the trip
    when boon companions take the part
    to warm each others’ writer’s heart.

    We wih y’all the Merriest of Christmases!

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    Kristen Joy Wilks December 21, 2020 at 7:44 am #

    Marry Christmas Steve, Tamela, and Bob! Oh, yes, and Thomas as well. I sure appreciate all of the teaching and publishing insight available here on the blog!

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    Kristen Joy Wilks December 21, 2020 at 7:45 am #

    Merry … not “Marry.” Ha!

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    Roberta Sarver December 21, 2020 at 7:58 am #

    Many thanks for the helpful, humorous and positive insights you all have given us this year. Enjoy your break and have a helpful, humorous (Bob) and positive Christmas time.

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    Kelly Richards December 21, 2020 at 8:11 am #

    Merry Christmas ♥️♥️♥️

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    Sharon K Connell December 21, 2020 at 8:12 am #

    Although I’ve missed the last few posts this month because of the busyness of the season, I will be back reading them as usual. You’ve taught us many things from your posts. We writers never stop learning this craft, do we? 🙂

    Arnie and I wish you, your entire staff, and your families a joyous holiday season and a very blessed one. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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    Shulamit December 21, 2020 at 8:15 am #

    Thank you, everyone at the Steve Laube Agency, for all you do. Yours is my favorite writers’ blog.

    Have a happy, healthy, safe, awe-filled, and blessed Christmas. 🎄

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    Kay DiBianca December 21, 2020 at 8:19 am #

    Steve, Thank you for the insights and warm humor you and your group bring to us every day. Blessings and shalom to you all in this Christmas season.

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    Jan Johnson December 21, 2020 at 8:24 am #

    Steve,
    You don’t know me. Yet. Thank you for your posts. I read them every day. They are full of fun and great information. I hope you truly have a blessed Christmas.

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    Jennifer J Goble December 21, 2020 at 9:24 am #

    Good for you! I know those consistent writing commitments can begin feeling like one more task to complete before relaxing is allowed. Taking care of yourself by taking a break sets a good example for the rest of us. Merry Christmas!

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    Nancy Merical December 21, 2020 at 9:47 am #

    And a blessed Christmas to you, Steve and Thomas, Bob and Tamela. My husband passed December 17th after a four-year-long illness, so Christmas for me will not be the same, but I have a loving family and a God who comforts. Maybe I will be able to get back into my writing now and take more advantage of your posts.

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    Ingmar Albizu December 21, 2020 at 9:55 am #

    Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a New Year 2021 full of blessings!

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    Richard New December 21, 2020 at 10:06 am #

    Merry Christmas and Happy New 2021 to everyone at The Steve Laube Agency. May next year be better than this one.

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    Harold McNabb December 21, 2020 at 10:34 am #

    Blessings of the Season to you and your loved ones. I think the words of Isaiah are especially significant this year: The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.”

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    Peggy Rychwa/Sheryl Marcoux December 21, 2020 at 10:44 am #

    I don’t always comment, but I’ve appreciated reading your blogs. Thank you and Merry Christmas.

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    Rebecca Waters December 21, 2020 at 10:49 am #

    Warm wishes to all of you as well! Thank you for your consistent words of wisdom and encouragement for all.

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    Elena Corey December 21, 2020 at 10:58 am #

    Thank you, Steve, and all the blog team. Your messages, encouraging hints and insights are much appreciated.

    Elena Corey

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    Cindy Fowell December 21, 2020 at 11:03 am #

    Thank you, Steve, for all your work throughout the year. I have learned so much from this blog. And Fun Fridays are appreciated as well.
    Merry Christmas and God’s richest blessing in 2021!

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    TE Renich December 21, 2020 at 11:19 am #

    Merry Christmas to you all!
    Kind regards,
    T. Elizabeth Renich 🙂🎄🙏🏻

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    Bob Hostetler December 21, 2020 at 11:23 am #

    Translation: “Bob and Tamela, you two keep your nose to the grindstone. You MAY get a few hours off on Christmas Day. Not sure. We’ll see.”

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      Cole Powell December 21, 2020 at 1:12 pm #

      “The clerk observed that it was only once a year.

      ‘A poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of December!’ said Scrooge, buttoning his great-coat to the chin.”

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      Maco Stewart December 21, 2020 at 1:28 pm #

      You know our harbinger ogre so well, Bob.

      May the three of you and my family have a loving, wonderful Christmas when we get there.

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    Jeannie Delahunt December 21, 2020 at 4:05 pm #

    The blessings of Christmas be upon us all and in the new year!!! Praise be to God!!!

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    OLUSOLA SOPHIA ANYANWU December 21, 2020 at 4:15 pm #

    Merry Christmas to you all and your lovely families. Enjoy the joys of the Christmas season.
    Thank you for all your amazing posts this year which all helped to grow me into a better writer, more aware of issues and literally wiser.
    God bless you all.

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    Becky Crowe December 22, 2020 at 5:11 am #

    Thank you all for the insights, revelations, and laughs throughout the year. I wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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    Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D. December 22, 2020 at 7:29 am #

    Love ya’ll! Thanks for all the knowledge you impart!

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    Donna Stearns December 23, 2020 at 3:03 pm #

    Merry Christmas to you all and may you enjoy your time off. Thank you for all your posts throughout the year.

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    Carol R Nicolet Loewen December 26, 2020 at 5:40 pm #

    Blessings to you, Tamela, Bob, and Thomas and your families. I am grateful for your posts and what I learn from each of you. Enjoy your week off and I’ll watch for you again in January!

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