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My first book is currently in production with She Writes Press for publish date of April 2014. Meanwhile, while writing Book 1, I completel…

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There are several serviceable biographies about child psychoanalyst Anna Freud, who lived from 1895 to 1982. But as a fictional memoir, Hys…

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She Writes Press News: Announcing Transforming Knowledge, by Jean Fox O'Barr

A record of O’Barr’s personal and professional journey—one that paralleled the growth of the women’s movement and the development of women’…

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Hello, She Writers!  I've just started writing my first non-fiction book.  I have two solid chapters written, an outline, and chapter abstr…

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I want to invite a friend who is a writer. I wish there was a way to invite people on Facebook. My mail is full of people that are doctors,…

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What's Your 6-Word Memoir on Love & Heartbreak?

This past fall, She Writers from around the world were abuzz with our "Why I Write" Six Word Memoir Contest.  The winner, Amy Hartl Sherman…

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Individual poetry submissions after getting a chapbook/book contract

Hi, I had the good fortune recently to win a chapbook contest. The chapbook should be published in late spring or early summer 2016. Some o…

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Telling The Truth - Response to Brooke's article "...Elite's Hatred of Memoir"

Re: Brooke's article, A Quick Dip into the Literary Elite's Hatred (or Is it Fear?) of Memoir My comment is in regard to Brook’s article “A…

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In Six Words: "My Current Project"

What are you working on right now? What one sentence or string of words would you use to describe it?In six words, tell us: What is your cu…

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Writing in third person limited

I am familiar with the basics of 1st, 2nd and 3rd person POV for stories. I originally was going to write my story in 1st person but now af…

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Writers please share your new year's resolutions

I'm really glad to have joined this wonderful community of words and writers. Here comes my hearty thanks to the admin who approved my memb…

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Prologues and epilogues. Yay or nay.

Please tell me since I'm curious-what's your opinion about prologues and epilogues. Do you dislike them or do you write them? Would one be…

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Humor. Do you believe it is connected to different cultures or not.

As a European I believe one aspect that separates us would each culture and nation's culture and especially humor. Obviously nothing wrong…

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