Featured Blog Posts – September 2009 Archive (12)

It's Her Pub Month!

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That’s right — I couldn’t even get this post together in time to say “Pub Week,” which speaks loudly to what it means to have a Pub Day. The fine ladies of She Writes suggested I jot down how I was feeling, on the eve of my very first book arriving in the world, and I felt embarrassed to reply that my overwhelming sentiment was: exhausted. Zonked. Pooped.… Continue

Added by Michelle Maisto on September 29, 2009 at 10:12am — 8 Comments

Quick Hit: Sudden Death for Big Library in the Sky

So the Google book search deal to create the biggest-yet library-cum-bookstore in the sky is officially moribund—at least in its present form. Yesterday, the judge charged with approving the deal for Google’s online e-book offerings gave the settlement parties more time to renegotiate the terms in order to take into account the objections… Continue

Added by Sarah Glazer on September 25, 2009 at 10:19am — No Comments

MEMBER NEWS ROUNDUP: Week of September 24

Cowboy & Wills, a new memoir by Monica Holloway, is coming out on October 6 from Simon & Schuster. Psychology Today has an excerpt in their October issue, which is on stands now.

November brings a new book for Elissa Stein, The Cultural Story of Menstruation, published by St. Martin’s. Stay tuned in the coming… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 24, 2009 at 8:36pm — No Comments

SHE WRITES' webinar "Becoming a Writing Coach/Consultant" Oct 1!

SHE WRITES’ VP of Education Deborah Siegel introduces our latest webineer, Shari Cohen:

Shari showed me how to professionalize and become a true “solopreneur”—giving me the tools I needed to turn my writing, coaching, and consulting into a profitable business, helping me to see myself as bona fide business person, in addition to journalist/author/blogger. So much of SHE NEEDS HELP is informed by Shari's unique… Continue

Added by Sarah Saffian on September 24, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

COVER GIRL: Books In The Buff

Have you noticed all the books sans jackets in the stores? Instead publishers are stamping titles and accolades right on the cardboard. Apparently that's the new thing. Colin Beavan's memoir of living the ultimate green lifestyle is the perfect candidate for no jacket, since no jacket means one less piece of shiny paper to muck up the earth. Bet all the paper its printed on is recycled. Anyway, it works. Thanks, Viking.…


Added by Erin Hosier on September 23, 2009 at 10:27am — 3 Comments

MEMBER EVENTS ROUNDUP: Week of September 14

Here’s what’s going on this week with all of the great SheWrites members:


Susan Ito is hosting a 10 week online writing course on The Literature of Parenthood. See the event listing for more information, or if you’d like to enroll, you can contact… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 15, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

MEMBER NEWS ROUNDUP: Week of September 10

Here’s what’s going on this week in the world of SheWrites members:

Anne Pundyk has a new article, “Unconsciousness Raising,” at BrooklynRail.org.

Do older women make better writers? Sunny Frazier weighs in on this topic… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 12, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Publishing Day

To Love What Is

A Marriage Transformed

by Alix Kates Shulman

One day it happens: the dreaded event that will change your life forever. For Alix Kates Shulman, it happened in a remote seaside cabin on a coastal Maine islandt - where the very isolation that makes for a perfect artist’s retreat can also put life at risk. Shulman woke to find that her beloved husband had fallen the nine feet from their sleeping loft and was lying on the floor below, deathly… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 9, 2009 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

State of the Art: The Big Library in the Sky

We've just seen the first library in the in the country eliminate all of its physical books in favor of e-books, the Boston Globe reported Friday.

Students at the New England prep school Cushing Academy will now do all their reading in electronic versions via computer or electronic readers. In a taste of the future, the reference desk will be… Continue

Added by Sarah Glazer on September 9, 2009 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

Margaret Sanger and Me--an Invitation

Please join me at the beautiful Brooklyn Museum Sunday, Sept. 13, at 2pm for a conversation about Margaret Sanger's legacy and leadership lessons for today in honor of the birthday of Planned Parenthood's founder Margaret Sanger.

This photo of Margaret gagged is one of my favorite stories about her brilliant use of media for social justice--come to the lecture and find out why :-)

I'll discuss Sanger's life and work, the history of the… Continue

Added by GloriaFeldt on September 9, 2009 at 6:24am — No Comments

MEMBER EVENTS ROUNDUP: Week of September 7

Another busy week of great events by SheWrites members. Here’s what’s in store:

New York City

The Freerange Nonfiction Reading Series, will be hosted by Mira Ptacin, and will feature Roseanne Reed-Motti, Emily, Seilbert, Doglas Rogers, and Nicholas Dawidoff. September 9, 6pm, downstairs at the… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 8, 2009 at 8:38pm — No Comments

MEMBER NEWS ROUNDUP: Week of September 3

Great news as always this week from She Writes members. Here’s what’s going on:

If you are a parent in the Chicagoland area, Susan Bearman has two new blog posts up on ChicagoNow.com about things to do with your children in the area. She also has a new blog post on… Continue

Added by Alison Groves on September 5, 2009 at 2:20pm — No Comments

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