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Gwendolyn Plano commented on the blog post '[SWP: Behind the Book] Letting Go into Perfect Love'
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"Hi Lynn,I just published my first book this summer, a memoir--Letting Go into Perfect Love. Now I'm tinkering with fiction (secret love stories). What do you write? Gwen"
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Who I am:
Recently retired from a career in higher education, I now write, volunteer in the community, and otherwise enjoy life.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
My website is: www.gwenplano.com
My twitter handle is: @gmplano
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Letting Go into Perfect Love, Discovering the Extraordinary after Abuse
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Memoir, Blog Posts
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Ozark Writers League, Springfield Writers Guild
My professional associations:
IBPA: Independent Book Publishers Association
I found out about She Writes from:
an online search

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Our common journey through our patchwork of stories....

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

When I was a young child, countrywomen gathered to sew quilts for special events. My mother took us with her when she met with her friends in the basement of the local rural church. Sometimes I snuck under the stretched material on the large wooden frame and listened as the women stitched and knotted. They talked about…

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[SWP: Behind the Book] Letting Go into Perfect Love

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 3:00pm 12 Comments

When I began writing my book, Letting Go into Perfect Love, I expected to simply tell my story: a farm girl goes to the big city, falls in love, marries,…

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At 6:04pm on October 13, 2014, B. Lynn Goodwin said…

I own Writer Advice, www.writeradvice.com, so I write for that. I'm waiting for edits to come back from the publisher on my YA, Talent, and I'm working on a memoir about getting married for the first time at age 62. Thanks for asking. =)

At 10:41am on October 9, 2014, B. Lynn Goodwin said…

Thanks for friending me. What do you write? 

www.writeradvice.com

At 5:21am on September 26, 2014, Ann Anderson Evans said…

Hi Gwen:  I've been following you on Goodreads.  We have all been saying we were confused about how to use the information Brooke gave us about amazon.com, but I'm also confused about how to use SheWrites.  Brooke has said that a thorough review of the SheWrites website is part of their new partnership with Booksparks.  

At 6:41am on September 24, 2014, Jean P. Moore said…
Hi, Gwen. Hope to meet you in person!
At 4:36pm on September 23, 2014, Rossandra White said…

I hope all is well with you!

At 1:47pm on September 23, 2014, Roberta Dolan said…
Hi Gwen, Thanks for friending. I can't believe we didn't do this before.
At 1:18pm on September 23, 2014, Janet Singer said…

Me too, Gwen. If your nephew is dealing with OCD, he and his family might want to visit my blog: www.ocdtalk.wordpress.com. I wish you and your family all the best!

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Welcome to SheWrites. Feel free to reach out if you need anything.

Jill Starishevsky
Prosecutor, Child Abuse/Sex Crimes
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At 6:55pm on January 25, 2014, Jill Starishevsky said…
Welcome to SheWrites. Feel free to reach out if you need anything.

Jill Starishevsky
Prosecutor, Child Abuse/Sex Crimes
Author, My Body Belongs to Me - A Child Sexual Abuse Prevention book
The Poem Lady
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