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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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"Multigenerational. Shift. Disposable. To. Irreplaceable. Legacy."
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"Laboring. Breathing. Writing emerges. Anthology begun."
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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, 2014
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, 2014
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…"
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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.
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Thanks for mentioning my six word memoir response in today's newsletter. I love that you've started this weekly discussion!

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