"Hey! Thought this was a series for INTROVERTS!!!
Any fellow introverts having the same urge to scream, run, and pull the covers over their heads while reading this? Obviously excellent advice, but ... not for this introvert, at least. I had enough…"
"I've discovered another compelling reason to get your editing done before you submit. I support my writing habit by editing, and signing up for the freelance editor lists of several publishers was part of my plan. Until I found out what some…"
"Thanks, Zetta and Rhonda, for the terrific information. I have already noticed Wild Rose because they published several new authors I like, and each book was polished enough that I wanted to see who was responsible for that extra bit of shine. Great…"
"Hope that sweet talkin' & stuff works a treat.
Never heard of Russian Grannies(?) Grammies(?). I'll go check it out as you suggest. Enjoy your evening, Edith O Nuallain. Sounds like you will!
PS how do you pronounce your last name?…"
"I *thought* your name sounded Irish!
There definitely is an RWA international chapter, as you may already have discovered. It's called "Outreach International," and there's an Online Chapter, too.
Best of luck, Edith."
"Okay, I KNEW there were going to be errors.
As an editor, I must point out that the first line of the "But, truly" paragraph should read "what have been most useful are the classes and connections." aargh. And the several words…"
"Hmmmmm. Besides The Emotion Thesarus, and the other two mentioned earoier, of my favorites are The Writer's Journey (Vogler), Heroes & Heroines-16 Master Archerypes (Cowden, LaFever & Viders) which I use in conjunction with the original…"
"Hi Iowa City Writers! I'm working on a project that's part historical scholarship, part historical fiction, about my father's family. He came from a provincial family of German-Jewish butchers. He and his brother were sent on the…"