"What a creative and refreshing blog! Your enthusiasm for your books just oozes from this post, Kathleen. What I got most from what you shared is that you don't do everything possible -- you do what is possible (and probably fun!)…"
"Jenny, great post! If I hear one more writing group member tell me they "want more of me" in my nearly complete memoir about my work in the Middle East with Iraqi refugees I'm going to throw up! I, too, wanted my book to…"
"Great post! Here are tips I'd add from my experience at the San Miguel Writers Conference:
1. Block out a week (or 2!) after conference to implement what I learned. Treat those weeks as if I'm still out of town and refuse…"
"Interesting list of authors' "day jobs"! What's the citation, Amy?
Mosey on over to my web site and sign in for your free gift -- an mp3 of me reading my book's…"
"Really informative, Brooke! In a future blog, could you please elaborate on the partnership publishing and on what factors authors should consider when choosing a partner? There seems to be a pretty broad spectrum.
I attended the SMA…"
"I did pick a word for this year! It's COMPLETION....and not just of my book (a journalistic memoir about my recovery from a mid-life loss by working in the Middle East with Iraqi refugees), but of this cycle in my life. I've…"
"I suspect I'm like most SheWriters: I write because I have a story to tell. It's a story I WANT to tell in whatever way I can: by writing a book, by speaking to audiences, by being interviewed, by enthralling (well, I…"
"Brooke, I'm sorry, but I disagree with your advice on so many levels.
The language you quote is standard internet proviso gobbledygook. I refuse to participate in contests or other web sites that require I give the rights to my work over…"
"Elizabeth, if you have an email list of folks you are keeping apprised of your books and its publication, please add me! HayesRaitt (at) aol (dot) com. I'm interested in your book!
I maintain a list of…"
"Fabulous help, Elizabeth! Thanks for taking the time. What an incredible opening chapter summary! When can I buy your book?
I notice you did your summary in 3rd person. Is your memoir in 3rd person? Is there a reason…"
"I sent my questions (in post below) to JukePop and received a very prompt reply (reprinted here). The 6-month exclusivity is the deal-breaker for me. I submit parts of my book to contests and anthologies -- that pay. I can't…"
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