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Isabel Farhi's Discussions

Flash Fiction Freewrites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tina L. Hook Aug 16, 2011. 22 Replies

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The Literary Equivalent of Farmville

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeanne Grunert Jul 19, 2011. 14 Replies

We at She Writes, while considering some apps to add to the site, have stumbled upon a quandary: what would the literary equivalent of Farmville be? Would it be a bookstore? Or a massive library? The…Continue

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Scribd: What do you think?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Monette Bebow-Reinhard Jul 15, 2011. 5 Replies

In Kamy's post today, she asked for feedback on the major self-publishing platforms. If you have any thoughts on Scribd, tell us here.

Tags: e-publishing, #publishing

Pubit!: What do you think?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zetta Brown Jun 25, 2011. 4 Replies

In Kamy's post today, she asked for feedback on the major self-publishing platforms. If you have any thoughts on Pubit!, tell us here.

Tags: e-publishing, #publishing

 

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Who I am:
I'm a college student history major who's trying to write on the side. I write teen romances mainly, verging into fantasy. All my stories-and my very old, not so good ones-are published on fictionpress.com.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
The Matchmaker, published on fictionpress.com
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Fiction
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I found out about She Writes from:
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Isabel Farhi's Blog

The Lower Ranks of Self-Publishing: My Fictionpress.com Success

Posted on July 25, 2011 at 2:30pm 13 Comments

The rise of the Internet has resulted in the rise of self-publishing. We frequently discuss this phenomenon on She Writes, covering everything from the navigation of its pitfalls to the diminishing lists of the big publishing houses. What we forget, however, is that there are levels of self-publishing. There are platforms like iUniverse and Lulu, which give you a finished hard copy…

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"It Changed My Life": Betty Friedan, as Writer and Grandmother

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 11:30am 4 Comments

My grandmother was a writer.

 

It’s rather odd that it needs to be stated, but I never thought of her that way. Betty Friedan was many things to many people—hero, activist, mentor, speaker, pain in the butt—but I only knew her as my grandmother. At her heart, though, and through the things I have learned since her death, I think she was a writer.

 

After all, the book began it all. And when I say ‘the book’, I mean The Book. The Feminine Mystique. The book…

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She Writes Radio: Recalibrating Writing/Life Balance in a Digital World

Posted on June 23, 2011 at 11:07am 1 Comment

Available now on She Writes Radio... She Writes Founding partner Deborah Siegel and Dani Shapiro discussing time management and carving out time in the dark in a busy, social-media filled life. Listen to the whole show here!

 

Be sure to tune in on Monday for She Writes Radio with She Writes founder Kamy Wicoff and Nancy Miller

She Writes Radio: This is NOT "Feminine Tosh": Writing Meaningful Fiction

Posted on June 22, 2011 at 11:07am 2 Comments

Available now on She Writes Radio, Carleen Brice, Ellen Sussman, and guest host Meg Waite Clayton discussing the steps to publishing a book, from finding an agent to the writing process. Listen to the whole show here!

 

And be sure to listen in tomorrow on She Writes Radio for 'Recalibrating Writing/Life Balance in a Digital World'

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At 8:01am on August 10, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Isabel, Welcome to the novelist group! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. And we do a live chat every Wednesday; hope you can join us for that!

Meg Waite Clayton
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Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells, The Wednesday Sisters, and The Language of Light, a finalist for Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize
At 6:32am on August 2, 2011, Rainy Kaye said…

Hi Isabel,

 

Thanks for friending me here :) I try to stop by as much as possible, but I'm most active on my blog,http://www.rainyofthedark.com which is geared toward blogging, promoting, and writing. It also offers interviews for both authors and reviewers, guest blogging opportunities, blog rolling, etc. All the details can be found under the “community” tab on my blog.

 

For social networking, I prefer Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/rainyofthedark (I follow back) and Goodreads http://www.goodreads.com/rainyofthedark. And I can be reached directly by email: rainy AT rainyofthedark.com.

 

Take care,

 

Rainy


At 11:00am on June 6, 2011, Jill Starishevsky said…
Hi Isabel,

 

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

 

Jill Starishevsky

 

Author, My Body Belongs to Me

http://www.MyBodyBelongstoMe.com

At 10:57am on June 6, 2011, Margaret Traylor said…

Hi Isabel, welcome to SheWrites! We're glad to have you here. You can use the Getting Started section to help you find your way around. Let us know if you have any questions!

 

Best,
Margaret Traylor
Intern @ She Writes

 
 
 

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