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In Six Words: "What I'm Looking Forward To"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vicki Malits Addesso Feb 27, 2013. 26 Replies

What are you most excited about in your writing life now? Do you have an upcoming writers' conference you're attending? An event you're speaking at? Are you about to hit a milestone in your…Continue

Tags: nonfiction, writing, fiction, inspiration, six

ONE BILLION RISING

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristy Crabtree Mar 3, 2013. 40 Replies

ONE IN THREE WOMEN ON THE…Continue

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In Six Words: "My Greatest Strength"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephane Drew Irwin Mar 10, 2013. 29 Replies

It's often easier to pick ourselves apart than to build ourselves up--but when you're a writer, you need a little positive reinforcement now and then, including from yourself! With that in mind...In…Continue

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In Six Words: "What I Want to Improve"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ivory Tamargo Apr 10, 2013. 19 Replies

What about your writing would you like to get better at? What do you perceive as your greatest weakness as a writer? World-building? Dialogue? Grammar? Outlining? In six words, tell us: What would…Continue

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Julia Mixer replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Hi Melanie. Thanks for your comments! I agree Old Souls and bearers of the original wisdom.  I am really thinking about your anthology idea. We should chat. I collect birth stories, and I think it would be way more powerful to have them written…"
Jun 25
Melanie Holmes replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"I just read your 1st 3. Moving, lyrical, lots of food for thought. One of your chapters reminds me of the concept of 'old souls," how children remember and then they slowly forget. "
Jun 25
Julia Mixer replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"I love the idea of an anthology! Here's the Juke Pop link that won non-fiction in the She Writes contest. https://www.jukepop.com/home/read/1993?chapter=1   I have kept writing and an anthology could be an easy followup project. I…"
Jun 25
Melanie Holmes replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Oh my, that sounds amazing. I think there are many "womb" stories out there. If you're looking to do an anthology, let me know.  I've got one that is pretty much a miracle, it humbles whenever I think of it. xo"
Jun 25
Julia Mixer replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Birthing poetic womb stories, serial style"
Jun 23
Lisa Willinger replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Had baby, survived stroke, rebuilding life."
Jun 18
Jessica Hatfield replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Writing first book for creativities' sake"
May 12
Ann Bliss replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Woman reading Qur'an verse by verse. ("Koran")"
May 12
Fiona McColl replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"Intersection of inter-generational trauma and estrangement"
May 9
Melanie Holmes replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
"I would read this."
May 5
Cassandra Black replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "My Current Project"'
""Love After Capture" (love after tragedy)."
May 4
Cassandra Black liked Krissa Lagos's discussion In Six Words: "My Current Project"
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Krissa Lagos liked Brooke Warner's blog post Writing on the Radical Edge
Aug 27, 2013
Krissa Lagos liked Judith Newton's blog post [SWP: Behind the Book] Three Things I Would Have Done Differently In Hiring A Publicist.
Jun 24, 2013
Stephanie Wilkinson replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "What Makes My Writing Unique"'
"Stories of women with intuition"
Jun 6, 2013
Myrna Loy Ashby replied to the discussion 'In Six Words: "What Makes My Writing Unique"'
"mother-daughter wars complexity humor hope"
Jun 1, 2013

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Who I am:
I'm the managing editor of She Writes and She Writes Press, a book lover, and a writer! You can read my full bio here: http://shewritespress.com/about-swp/our-team.
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Blog Posts
I found out about She Writes from:
Brooke Warner

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At 1:46pm on July 12, 2012, Karen Pickell said…

Thanks for mentioning my six word memoir response in today's newsletter. I love that you've started this weekly discussion!

At 6:43pm on July 10, 2012, Angelina Joyce Canizzaro said…

Don't be afraid to put your thoughts down, no matter your self-talk of I can't do it.

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