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"Susan, We're delighted to have you in the novelist group! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too…"
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Novelists - published or not - chatting about beginnings, muddy middles, dang endings, what to do with it all. Please don't shout (all caps, big images) or post links on the main wall except as part of the conversation. Please do include modestly sized covers in "Our Published Novels"! See More
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I've published several magazine articles recently, have an essay ("From Scratch") in Travelers Tales: Alaska, and am currently working on three main projects: a novel, a memoir, and a humorous guidebook.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Alaska Business Monthly
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Journalism, Blog Posts
Services I offer to other writers:
My professional associations:
Backspace Writers Forum
Editorial Freelancers Association
I found out about She Writes from:
Lizbeth Meredith, longtime friend
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Susan, We're delighted to have you in the novelist group! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. We save the wall for discussion, so please refrain from linking to blog posts there, but do add them in the “Links to Helpful Blog Posts for Writers” discussion thread.
And we do a live chat every Wednesday at 1EST; instructions on how to participate are in the "Our Water Cooler Wednesdays" box near the top of the group page.
This is something that harks back to The Old Country of Broads, no matter our ethnicity or class. Don't kid yourself. A woman with an engagement ring so large it can only be looked at through a pinhole in a shoe box will, yes, register for a silicon…See More