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What Makes A Book A Success?

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 11:04am 1 Comment

A year after my first book came out, a then-friend said to me, over dinner at an Italian restaurant on a cold winter night: "Your book was a failure." My friend didn't say it harshly--though perhaps it's no surprise that we are not friends anymore. He said it matter-of-factly, as in, the things you hoped for when…

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Out of the Binders: Five Keys to Writerly Entrepreneurship

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 6:30pm 7 Comments

This weekend, I will be speaking on a panel called "If You Build It, They Will Come," at BinderCon, a symposium to empower women and gender non-conforming writers with tools, connections and strategies to advance their careers. (Talk about if you build it,…

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If You Are In NYC (Or Anywhere Nearby): Free Coffee And Free Books from SWP!

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Save the date! Friday October 17th, from 11AM to noon, you can enjoy a free coffee on Keurig--which will be previewing its most advanced brewing system October 15-17 at the Keurig® 2.0 Café--AND meet and mingle with eleven SheWrites Press authors who will be giving away a whopping fifty-five signed copies of their books (five of each author's title) to the first fifty-five people to arrive. The event will take place at 915 Broadway, @21st Street. If you plan to…

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Books By Their Covers -- Have You Dreamed Of Yours?

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 7:30am 17 Comments

TA DA! Last Friday I got the final front and back cover art for the novel I have been working on since October of 2011 (not that anyone is counting), a wondrous journey I have shared with all of you. It's called Wishful Thinking. What do you think??…

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Who I am:
kamywicoff.com, @kwicoff, @shewritesdotcom
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I Do But I Don't: Why The Way We Marry Matters
About Face: Women Writers Write About What They See When They Look in The Mirror
Media outlets that I currently write for:
None
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Memoir
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
No
Services I offer to other writers:
I have founded She Reads/She Writes in order to offer my services as an editor, entrepreneur and salonniere to fellow women writers fighting the good fight and making art against all odds. Hopefully this site will help to improve the odds. If only slightly.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Yes, co-founder, along with Nancy K. Miller, of the New York Salon of Women Writers

WHAT I'M READING NOW

I don't know where to start -- the books I bought yesterday at Barnes and Noble -- all 39 of them.

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At 3:33pm on July 16, 2014, Louise Canfield said…

Love it when someone else understands why I NEED all those books!

At 6:30pm on November 23, 2013, Jenni Ogden said…

Very thought-provoking post and exactly what I needed to read! The hardback/paperback thing is very crazy; I had to insist in my contract that my psychology trade book was NOT first published as a hardback, because as it would also be used by university students, as a hardback it would be ridiculously expensive. My previous text is only bought in hardback by libraries; everyone else always buys the paperback. So of course this is even truer for most fiction. Congratulations on getting a traditional deal for your novel and even more so for doing your pros and cons and deciding on the She Writes Press path! (Imagine if you had decided to go with the big publisher; what would that have signaled to all we She Writes press hopefuls!)

At 8:09pm on November 13, 2013, Valerie Bonham Moon said…

Thanks so much for the reply, Kamy.  Keep up the good work.  :)

At 6:58pm on November 12, 2013, Kandie Dfw said…

39 books.  Okay, you officially have me beat.  I thought I came out with a lot.  Now I just shop quarterly for select paperbacks from my favorite authors, but try to "work the kindle".  LOL

At 6:57pm on November 12, 2013, Kandie Dfw said…

Thanks so much for the friendship request Kamy.  I'm honored, and look forward to learning more from you and supporting your work!  Have a blessed evening!

At 4:44pm on November 12, 2013, Amber Hawkins said…

Thanks so much for the invite.

I really am looking forward to being part of the 'She writes' community, I believe that I will learn a lot here also.

At 5:22pm on October 29, 2013, S.C. Rhyne said…

Thanks for welcome!

At 4:58pm on October 29, 2013, Betsy Graziani Fasbinder said…

Seems funny to welcome you, Kamy...but oh well...I'll do it.  Welcome to SWP AUTHORS!

At 7:15am on October 23, 2013, Ann Ormsby said…

Kamy -

Wow! Congratulations on having so many options!! Self-publish, She Writes or a traditional pub.  That's a dream come true!!  How do I apply to the She Writes Independent Press?

Thanks.  Ann

At 1:04pm on September 17, 2013, Jennifer L Myers said…

Hi Kamy! Thank you! I created a First Giving page here but I haven't donated or raised any $ yet! 

Jennifer

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