"Great beginning. I have to agree with Stacy about the odd name - it pulls me right out of the story. I also see that in the 4th paragraph from the bottom you have hopped into Shoaib's head without a break of sorts - chapter, etc. That also…"
"I think you can go to the individual's page and on the upper right is a button to click to send a message directly to that member. You should be able to send an attachment that way, I think. I'm rather new at navigating the site, too.
"Interesting synopsis, Kristen. I have friends who 3 years ago adopted a Chinese boy. He is now 4
and doing splendidly. I'm happy to read your beginning narrative. Trades work best. At some
point we can talk about that."
"Hi Mandy...just a note to let you know I love your "What Electrifies You" response about Emily Dickinson. It struck a chord. Like you, I was an only child who grew up with a group of imaginary friends. And like yours, they occasionally…"
I've written all my life, but only recently (and very late in the scheme of things) have I begun in earnest. Have a completed first novel (very bad and in the process of major rewrite) and am currently working on a second. I'm an avid reader and somewhat rabid about diet and exercise.
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I want to Thank You for joining my group Blooming Late!
Conrgrats on finishing your first novel and good luck in the rewrite and editing!
We have a wonderful group of women here who are in various genres and levels of writing that are a great source of support, encouragement and inspiration for writing and I hope you can make your writing home with us.
Please take some time to introduce yourself to the group in our To Kick Things Off discussion and let us know your writing accomplishments and goals.
We have lots of discussions and activities, please take a look around and see what will help you best with your writing endeveours.
Glad to have you join us in the Novelist – Struggling or Not group, Diane. You might jump in by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion. I’ll look forward to chatting with you!
Welcome to She Writes, Diane. Hope you’ll enjoy the conversation here. We’d love to have you join us in the Novelists – Struggling or Not group if you write longer fiction (or think you might like to).
"I wish I could go, also! What a team. I had the privilege of Ruth's company at UO/Eugene's Women's Writing Symposium and wish we had done a chorus line of Sister Sledge's song. I remember my residency at Hedgebrook where, out by…"