"I keep resolving to do this and I always fall away from it. Too many other things get in the way. At least I've started writing (and contributing) regularly to a writing-challenge site. It's kept me going and led me to new ways of…"
"I think what you said about writing "the way it feels" is what a writer really needs to do, and empathy and imagination can fill in experience gaps there. I wrote a short short story about a woman who had had an abortion at age…"
"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…"
Elaine, 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 Moderator, Novelist Group
Bestselling author of four novels, including The Wednesday Sisters (a writing group novel), and the forthcoming The Wednesday Daughters (all Random House/Ballantine)
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 and sign up. No spam, I promise. Just great teaching tips. Enjoy! XO Jennifer
"Betsy, this is such a wonderfully helpful post. I absolutely resonate with every one of your points, especially seeing the expenditures on your book as investments in your career and brand as an author. I always say this to myself: If I had spent…"
Debut novelists are warned not to treat our books as if they were prized, long-awaited babies. I’m guilty as charged – but, after all, I spent 13 years researching and writing and rewriting An Address in Amsterdam. It’s the story of a young Jewish…See More