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Archive for January, 2011

Enter “A Book and a Bikini” GIVEAWAY Jan 11-14th!

It’s a special week for half-oranges and anyone looking for one. Because today marks the launch of my new paperback of Meeting Your Half-Orange, which I’m celebrating by doing a FABULOUS GIVEAWAY at! Entering is super easy and super fun: Comment on the giveaway post at The Dating Optimist andtell us one thing you love about yourself and […]

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Inside the Author’s Studio

I have the best agent in the world: Laurie Abkemeier, a literary agent with DeFiore and Company who also reps Marley & Me’s John Grogan. A former editor with Simon & Schuster and now an agent for over seven years, Laurie has wisdom from all sides of the writing fence. Also fun? Laurie’s new Tumblr blog, which now features an entertaining […]

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HEALTH Magazine names The Dating Optimist a “Blog We Adore”

It’s a great month for The Dating Optimist, the blog in which I provide small doses of love and life positivity when you really need it (The Dating Optimist tab on this site can connect you). Pick up the Jan/Feb 2011 issue of Health magazine, and you’ll see that my blog was named a “Blog We Adore” […]

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Someone Get This Girl a Half-Orange!

More and more singles are now looking for their half-oranges—their perfect, sweet other halves—and this latest profile that I found on a site called “Witty Profiles,” is my new favorite way to ask for one: Sweet and very well said. —Amy

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Follow Her Half-Orange Journey

God, I love blogs. Especially personal ones where I can follow someone’s journey through life or love or dating. And this new one tops my list for obvious reasons: “The Search for My Half-Orange” was created by a Meeting Your Half-Orange reader who has taken one of the most important tenets of dating optimism seriously: […]

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