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Virginia DeLuca left a comment for Cara Carter
"Welcome Cara!"
Jan 19, 2010
Michelle Hoover left a comment for Virginia DeLuca
"Thanks Ginny. Hope you have fun on the site. I think it's a great opportunity for women writers to kick some butt."
Jan 14, 2010
Virginia DeLuca left a comment for Michelle Hoover
"Hi Michelle, Welcome! I am relatively new to this site - but enjoying it. And your book is coming out soon. You must be so excited! I will be sure to read it. Ginny"
Jan 13, 2010
Randy Susan Meyers commented on the blog post 'In 2009 I learned to persist'
"What a wonderful tale of persistence. And I am certain we will soon be reading your post about how your agent has sold your novel."
Jan 3, 2010
Virginia DeLuca commented on the blog post 'In 2009 I learned to persist'
"Hi Leslie, I believe back space (bksp.org) only has the conference in NYC. However, take a look at the site-- its a great place to connect with writers all over the country."
Jan 3, 2010
Leslie Kohler commented on the blog post 'In 2009 I learned to persist'
"Good for you--congrats! And a great suggestion about the conference. Do you happen to know if they do one in out west? I live in Arizona. I'm self-pub. but want to find an agent for my next murder mystery."
Jan 3, 2010
Virginia DeLuca posted a blog post

In 2009 I learned to persist

Apply Ass to Chair -- we've all heard this, attributed to many -- as the secret to writing success. For years I had this taped above my desk. Another on my wall was from Julia Cameron: Do you know how OLD I will be when I finish this novel? Yes, the same age you will be if you don't. Another was: Don't worry if it will sell or who will ever want to read it. Just finish the goddamn thing.And in 2009 -- I did!And then came the rejections. Well first came the writing of the query letter and…See More
Jan 3, 2010
Randy Susan Meyers left a comment for Virginia DeLuca
"Welcome! Come join New England Writers group."
Aug 25, 2009
Virginia DeLuca is now a member of She Writes
Aug 24, 2009

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Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Recently completed a novel, As If Women Mattered, which tells the story of four women coming of age as the women’s movement transforms American culture. Excerpts from As If Women Mattered, won prizes for fiction in the 2007 and 2009 Seacoast Writers Association contest. I also published short stories in the Iowa Review and Currents Anthology. I co-authored, the nonfiction book Couples with Children, along with numerous magazine articles.
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction
Services I offer to other writers:
I am a writing coach - helping, encouraging, and supporting new and established writers get the words onto the page.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Yes
My professional associations:
National Writers Union, Seacoast Writers Association, New Hampshire Writers Project

Virginia DeLuca's Blog

In 2009 I learned to persist

Posted on January 3, 2010 at 6:15am 3 Comments

Apply Ass to Chair -- we've all heard this, attributed to many -- as the secret to writing success. For years I had this taped above my desk. Another on my wall was from Julia Cameron: Do you know how OLD I will be when I finish this novel? Yes, the same age you will be if you don't. Another was: Don't worry if it will sell or who will ever want to read it. Just finish the goddamn thing.



And in 2009 -- I did!



And then came the rejections. Well first came the writing of the… Continue

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At 4:11pm on January 14, 2010, Michelle Hoover said…
Thanks Ginny. Hope you have fun on the site. I think it's a great opportunity for women writers to kick some butt.
At 5:36am on August 25, 2009, Randy Susan Meyers said…
Welcome! Come join New England Writers group.
 
 
 

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