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Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman
How to Hepburn: Lessons on Living from Kate the Great
The Stuff of Life: A Daughter's Memoir
Generation Ex: Tales from the Second Wives Club
Motherhood Made a Man Out of Me
Big Girl in the Middle
The Diamond Lane
Trespassers Welcome Here
Minerva Clark Gets a Clue
Minerva Clark Goes to the Dogs
Minerva Clark Gives Up the Ghost
The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood and Marriage
The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth about Women, Money and Relationships
Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother-Daughter Bond
Media outlets that I currently write for:
The New York Times
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
When time permits I offer my editing skills, focusing on developmental content editing and line editing.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
My professional associations:
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Forgive me if I've already reached out to you, but I just wanted to add my two cents in support of the amazing Jennifer Lauck's generous offer to host our first-ever Portland She Writes meetup, on Tuesday June 29th, to celebrate our one-year anniversary. While this virtual community is wonderful, I think we all feel that gathering in person is also meaningful and crucial to our well-being, and I hope this will be the first of many such gatherings going forward.
At the anniversary meetups, we are asking attendees to participate in She Writes' Book Communion: bring one book, your own or another She Writers', and leave with another one, a perfect way to get to know each other better and to support one another's work. We will also be blowing out a candle for SW's birthday along with women gathered in 16 cities around the country (and in London!), a historic (or at least pretty darn cool) occasion.
If you can attend, or even if you can't, please RSVP to Jennifer here as a way to thank her for her willingness to step up as host.
"Libby, great piece on cutting and tightening. I'm getting close to that next step and will follow your suggestions. Thanks for spelling them out. And congratulations again on Lum. I've got to order my copy from Charis."