"Hello everyone... I'm new to this thread! I hail from Toronto (born in Thunder Bay) and I currently live in the south of Italy in a village in the mountains near Cava dei Tirreni where I have a small B&B out of my home called My…"
"Dianne, welcome to Writers in Canada. We're happy to have you with us! Do drop in to our Introductions thread and share a bit about yourself and your work. Care to share where you're from and where you are now with the group? What brings…"
"I once read a book called "Flaming Iguanas" by Erika Lopez and it was about a woman who drives cross country on a bike that doesn't know how to drive one - very funny, great book! (if your interested)
I agree with you…"
"Sherrie, Why not try also to go via mainstream publisher? Can a book be too female? - interesting question. I wouldn't think so, considering the popularity of Chick-lit. You've got nothing to lose! ;)"
"As I am writing a memoir (my first) the whole premise is essentially egotistical, ;) I don't think I hold back emotionally as I generally hold truth in the hightest regard, (and hopefully don't go off on tangents of negativity).…"
"This is something I have been struggling with lately. A friend recently made a comment that in one of my blog posts, I had "led up" but didn't quite deliver all the goods (one opinion - for him, I could have gone…"
"Hey! I'm new here... and admittedly green, hoping to get lots of inspiration and ideas here!). Writing is my therapy and some of my favourite pieces have come from getting my ass kicked and picking myself back up again. I have…"
I currently live in the south of Italy and write a Blog entitled "Pasta For One" (for which I have been contributing for the past 4 years), and I am now in the process of editing my first draft manuscript based on those writings. It is a narrative memoir and cultural observation that incorporates a dash of irony and humour with the sometimes harsh reality of being a foreigner in Italy - specifically a 30-something (although now 40-something) single female.
I am a recent member and hope to make contacts and learn more via this forum!
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It is a narrative memoir and cultural observation that incorporates a dash of irony and humour with the sometimes harsh reality of being a foreigner in Italy - specifically a 30-something (although now 40-something) single female.
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Nonfiction, Memoir, Blog Posts
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Dianne, welcome to Writers in Canada. We're happy to have you with us! Do drop in to our Introductions thread and share a bit about yourself and your work. Care to share where you're from and where you are now with the group? What brings you to us? Links to your work and other well-meant self-promotion efforts are always encouraged as are inviting writerly friends.
"Hi and let me be one of the first to welcome you to Shewrites. This is a terrific site, tons of resources and innovative info. As my own bonus, you have access to my teaching site and free teachings on memoir. Just click here…"
"Catherine, Just waving hello. If you’re looking for places to connect here, we’d love to have you join us in the Novelists (Struggling or Not) group.
Hope you enjoy it here, and best of luck with your writing.
Warmly, Meg Waite Clayton…"