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  • Patricia Hollett

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    Currently working on:

    Fallon -70,094 words
    Forest Born -67408 words
    Ice Whisperings -2997 words
    Garrett -9623words
    Northern Blood -11658 words
    Winter's Reign -787 words

    Completed

    Blood Harvest - 998 words
    Keeping Secrets - 1500 words
    Misunderstood -700 words
    Sarah's Amulet-A Necromancer Slave Story -6004 words
    The Cult -1998 words
    Unfortunate Blessings -454 words

    To Be Published

    Artistic Escape - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Happy Birthday Honey - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Making Choices - flash (to be pub 2011)
    Together Forever - flash (to be pub 2011)

    Published

    Allie's Clown - 1500 words (Published on Dark Valentine website March 2011)
    Valeria's Knight - 4807 words (Published in Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine)
    The Angel Wars/Post-Apocalyptic Emails at the end of time-A collaboration with author Tammy Crosby (Published by PillHill Press in August 2011)
    Valeria's Knight - 4807 words (Published in Night to Dawn Magazine-September 2011)

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People Qualities


I was going to do a blog today about qualities in people that I admire and like and also qualities that I don’t like. Instead I’m just going to list them. This is an unusual blog today, but nonetheless one that we’re reminded of everyday when we deal with the people around us.
If you comment on the blog, make a note of at least one quality you like in others and one you don’t care for. It’s kind of a sharing blog today. 🙂
Likes
Honesty
Caring
Friendly
Helpful
Supportive
Trustworthy
Sincerity
Loving
Intelligent

Dislikes
Liars
Egotistical
Back-stabber
Self-centered
Sneaky
Procrastinators

I could go on and on with the likes and dislikes but I’m sure my point is made.
Please comment on what your likes and dislikes are. I’m sure the results are interesting and I’m sure there are some that I didn’t note above.
Enjoy you day and let’s hope our realm of friends, family and acquaintances share the qualities we admire and we rarely have to deal with qualities we don’t care much for.
No one is perfect, and I would never expect them to be. We are all individuals with a few flaws but what qualities do you like or dislike in a person?

Honesty & Truth


What’s wrong with a little honesty? Nothing! As long as it’s presented in a way that’s not hurtful or malicious. honesty is one of the qualities I admire in people. I’ve always found it easier to deal with an honest person who tells the truth, good or bad. I’d rather hear someone’s honest opinion or comments, than bullshit. I can never understand how someone thinks they’re being kind or helpful by lying to you.
People don’t always like to hear the truth. Especially when it’s something that will end up hurting their feelings or destroy the truth as they know it.
This is especially evident in relationships. It’s hard to tell a good friend that her husband/boyfriend has been unfaithful, but in the long run, a good friend would be honest. You think by not telling a friend the truth, that you’re sparing them heartache. How would they feel if they found out eventually, and then found that you knew about it, and said nothing. Then they’re hurt by two people they thought cared about them.
I have two friends that I can be completely honest with and are honest with me. These are people I trust with my secrets and they trust me with theirs.
It’s the same with anything else in your life. A job, family, friends, etc., honesty and truth are necessary for trust.
Who likes lies and betrayal anyway?