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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…"
Writes, paints, blogs at http://claudenougat.blogspot.com
Retired in 2004 after 25 years working for the United Nations in Rome and holding many other jobs before!
Columbia U. graduate - economics
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Two books published in Italian:
paranormal romance: UN AMORE DIMENTICATO Romeo Ed. 2007
children's book: Guendolina e Casimiro, Ellemme Ed. 1991
One non-fiction in English:
The Development Dilemma, Iceps ed. 1989
You can import your outside blog using the RSS feature on your profile (which is usually located in the bottom left of a profile -- but you can drag and drop it wherever you like!).
You're also welcome to post to our Community Blog. To do that, simply choose "Blog Post" from the "Quick Add" drop-down box on the right-hand sidebar. (You can also navigate to the Community Blog from the link under your profile photo or the top right menu "Community" link, then click the "Add" button and you'll be on your way to posting!)
Feel free to let me know if you have more questions! Julia Barry
"Alison - check out She Writes Query Critique v 2.0 group. I've gotten good feedback there in the past. Also, Agent Query Connect is a great source too (but be prepared to pay it forward there and offer others critiques in exchange for your own)."
"Meg, great news! Congratulations! Now, on to query letters... do any of you know of or have a "query critique" group? I'm on my fourth draft of this bad boy and have recently had it picked apart by a prominent agent…"