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another middle of the night question....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Casey D.D. Nicholas Aug 5, 2009. 13 Replies


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Who I am:
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
a greater goode, Houghton Mifflin, 2002
The Buddha Next Door, Anthology, Middleway Press, 2008
Marrying George Clooney - Confessions From A Midlife Crisis, Seal Press, Fall 2009
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Film, TV, Editorial.
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Screenwriting
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
Yes, editing, mentoring.
My professional associations:
Advisory Board Member: The Women's Media Center
Executive Board member: Peter's Valley Art, Education & Craft center
Advisory Board: The Women's Center for Education

Amy Ferris's Blog

how two SHE WRITERS "fell in love" ... and got a book published

Posted on September 14, 2012 at 5:30pm 4 Comments

(From Amy Ferris)

Hollye and I met through She Writes.

It's one of those girl writer meets girl writer and falls in love (in the best friend AND let’s write a book together kinda way) stories.

A wonderful tale.

Both Hollye and I are pretty all-out…


absolutely gorgeous

Posted on November 13, 2009 at 3:24pm 1 Comment

as i scroll and scroll through all the SHE WRITES books, i am in complete and utter awe. how gorgeous and rich and inspiring and powerful and poignant and moving and brilliant and stunning and encouraging and enlightening and ... i am in such awe of all of us, each of us who write and create and share and open our souls and hearts and share our pain and sorrow and happiness and wisdom and joy and creativity; and create magic with our words.

i am in awe.

i have bought a… Continue

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At 5:38pm on November 21, 2011, Sheana Ochoa said…

Amy, sent you an email so you have mine. Can you "follow" my new blog  Talk to you soon.

At 5:26pm on November 20, 2011, Sheana Ochoa said…

Your welcome.  I didn't realize you did the shame prom.  Heard about through Madge.  I was going to participate via a scholarship for $50.  Do you remember me?

At 3:48pm on December 30, 2010, Maria Clara Paulino said…
Wow, thank you. So are we all, aren't we? I love what you write. Funny and moving - very effective in evoking a moment and the emotion it contains and spreads.
At 8:34am on August 15, 2010, Julie Jeffs said…
Hi Amy,
Welcome to the Bloggers Let’s Make it Work group! So glad you are here. Please visit the discussion New Members Visit Here First, tell us about your blog so we can list it on the members blog index.

I hope you will find, as I did, a great sense of community, loads of information and resources, and an incredible amount of talent.

Jump in on ongoing discussions or start one if there is an issue you would like to discuss.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Look forward to reading your posts.

Warm regards,
Julie Jeffs
Beginning a Life at 50
At 12:57pm on March 27, 2010, Hollye Dexter said…
I just finished your book this morning! Wow.
I mean, I loved the first three quarters- there were moments I actually laughed out loud. It was cute, smart, funny... But that epilogue! Holy crap! That killed me. It could have gone on and on and I would have still been laying in my bed at 3 pm reading it and ignoring my family.
Your writing is so warm and open, I felt like I was just hanging out talking with my best friend. What a great talent- to be able to convey that kind of feeling to your reader.
Kudos, girl!
Loved it!
What's next?
At 7:05pm on March 26, 2010, Hollye Dexter said…
"i personally like a good mess. whether it's in a memoir, or in my bedroom... or my kitchen.
i don't want all tied up neatly, or perfect or saying the right things because someone might get offended. i do, i admit, like sometimes for there to be a trail of toilet paper....
cause then i know life has been lived."

I LOVE THAT! You rock!
Man, I missed a few days of logging on to She Writes and WOW- Seems like a lot happened and who the hell is Nanette????
Ha ha ha
I am loving your blog, and your book- almost done. then I'm giving it to my writer friend Cindy Sleman who follows your blog too. I'm going to let her read it but then I'm going to make sure she buys her own copy!!!
Rock on girl.
At 11:11am on February 5, 2010, Lydia R. LeRoy-Williams said…
Amy, I hope you're well! I'm at Wellspring House right now in MASS...been here two days and have four more to go...working on my MS. I do hope I finish soon :)
At 8:52pm on January 18, 2010, Rhonda Talbot said…
Thanks Amy, you too!
At 3:40pm on January 3, 2010, Diana Raab, PhD said…
Wowa girl, you are busy! I have been writing in my journal and writing memoir for 30+ years and am getting tired of writing about myself, so started writing poetry, but it ended up also being memoir. I've just edited a book coming out this month, WRITERS AND THEIR NOTEBOOKS. Was a fun project, but am really needing a literary change. I'm trying to decide between humor writing or studying Buddhism, since I realized that Clooney is beyond my reach, even though I know someone who knows him!

At 10:16am on October 19, 2009, Katherine Jenkins said…
Hi Amy,
Or....I could send the questions to your inbox here. Which ever works better. Let me know. Have a wonderful day, Kathy


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