Featured Blog Posts – October 2010 Archive (35)

Member News Week Ending October 30, 2010

Jude Marr has two poems forthcoming in the next edition of the Courtland Review.



Becky Povich has stories coming out in two anthologies next month. One is in a new Thin Threads anthology and one is a new Patchwork Path anthology.



Toni… Continue

Added by Member News on October 30, 2010 at 7:01pm — 1 Comment

It’s Virtual Halloween at She Writes! Enter Our First-Ever Caption Contest

Deborah Siegel gets her Halloween on, reveals some not-so-costumed gender assumptions, and kicks off our She Writes Halloween Caption Contest!



My twins turned one last week. Our start up here turned 1.25. Needless to say, this is the year Halloween nearly blew me by. I bah-humbugged it all the way to Tuesday. While shopping for diaper wipes online on Wednesday, a neon orange tagline from the… Continue

Added by She Writes Fridays on October 29, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Five Questions for Dawn Davis, from the Salonniere

Last month, Dawn Davis, editorial director of the Amistad imprint at Harper Collins, was promoted to be its publisher, and also given the job of Executive Editor at Ecco, another Harper imprint. Dawn is one of the most influential women in publishing, and is particularly a woman-to-watch when it comes… Continue

Added by The Salonniere on October 28, 2010 at 1:00pm — 10 Comments

Editor's Picks--Week of October 27

This week's highlights from The Community Blog.



On the Turning of 30 by Kevin Camp

On Sunday, I celebrate a major life event by leaving my twenties and entering a brand new decade. I have to say that thirty wasn't really on my radar screen until… Continue

Added by Editors Picks on October 27, 2010 at 5:34am — 1 Comment

5 Essential Core Values Lead Your Journey to Writing Success

Rebecca Rodskog, a change management coach and consultant, continues her journey with Monique Fields, a.k.a. Honeysmoke, our Passion Project winner.



I am a lucky girl. As one of the coaches on the Passion Project Team/Prize, I am lending my expertise to the talented winner, Monique Fields, AKA "… Continue

Added by Passion Project on October 26, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Five Questions for...Chandra Hoffman

Chandra Hoffman, author of Chosen, answers five questions from Kelly Simmons, author of Standing Still and… Continue

Added by Five Questions on October 25, 2010 at 5:20am — 2 Comments

Member News Week Ending October 23, 2010

A.E. Anderson's essay, A Feminist Body, unwrapped is featured in Doll Magazine.



Suzanne Frischkorn's poetry collection is reviewed in the Miami Herald.…



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Added by Member News on October 22, 2010 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

Contest! Tell Us Why You Write -- Then Wear the Shirt.

Help us celebrate the opening of the She Writes Cafe Press store by entering our latest writing contest.

On Monday, I wrote about Gloria Feldt's powerful new power-book full of power-tools (more power to you!), No Excuses, because I believe it's a book every woman writer should read. And I called out one of my favorite of Gloria's… Continue

Added by The Salonniere on October 22, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Mash Up: Your Strength, Your Words

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Deborah Siegel turns it over to She Writers who bravely responded to last week's call for slightly-over-twitter-length stories of women who survived.



Since I am left speechless (SPEECHLESS) by your responses to the “I Will Survive” writing prompt I started last week, today I let your… Continue

Added by She Writes Fridays on October 22, 2010 at 3:30am — 5 Comments

Authors Behaving Badly: What NOT to Do at Your Bookstore Event!

Publishing consultant Carol Hoenig peers behind-the-scenes of bookstore events.



Even though my counterparts worked from the Borders Group, Inc. corporate office in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the big wigs felt it was important to have a connection based out of Manhattan working directly with the publishers and their authors. Therefore, I was hired as a national event specialist, but worked out of the Borders… Continue

Added by How She Does It on October 21, 2010 at 8:00am — 17 Comments

What Are You Reading Now? Show Us Your Bedside Table! (No, not that drawer)

She Writers, what are you reading? We are introducing a new feature on She Writes (well, new-ish), an invitation to ALL She Writers to tell us what you are reading now. We have had the wonderful luck to have several of you contribute columns to our "What She's Reading Now" series (if you want to pitch us on one, check out the submission guidelines… Continue

Added by The Salonniere on October 20, 2010 at 12:30pm — 56 Comments

Editor's Picks--Week of October 20

This week's highlights from The Community Blog.



O Pioneers by Molly Campbell

I remember reading about the brave souls who traveled in the “olden days.” The Ingalls family, the immigrants in steerage, the Donner Party. Back then, travel was a grueling exercise in survival.… Continue

Added by Editors Picks on October 20, 2010 at 4:52am — No Comments

What's In A Name? A Lot

Tayari Jones on the art of naming characters.

Many aspiring memoirists often asked “Where do I start?” I always advise them to start with the story of their names. Your name really provides a quick snapshot into the context of your birth. My name, Tayari, is a Kiswahili word meaning “she is ready” or “prepared.” My family, by the way, is not from Kenya. We are from the American South. So right from my name,… Continue

Added by Surviving the Draft on October 19, 2010 at 6:34am — 9 Comments

2 Questions for Her Marketing Plan, Plus 4 Agreements for Changing Her Life

Monique Fields, the first-ever Passion Project winner, divulges some industry know-how after her month working with platform expert Sarah Wilson and life coach Rebecca Rodskog.



I thought I had my act together when it came to marketing and promotion. Ideas for my… Continue

Added by Passion Project on October 19, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Five Questions for...Gina Frangello

This week, Gina Frangello, author of Slut Lullabies, answers five questions from Zoe Zolbrod, author of Currency, on writing about friends, getting reviewed, and the ultimate goal:… Continue

Added by Five Questions on October 18, 2010 at 5:10am — 4 Comments

"I Will Survive": Domestic Violence Awareness Month Writing Prompt

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Deborah Siegel asks for your inspiring slightly-longer-than-twitter-length stories of women who’ve survived.



Most of us know a woman who has been a victim of domestic violence. We may know…

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Added by She Writes Fridays on October 15, 2010 at 11:30am — 33 Comments

Nine Reasons Every Woman Writer Should Read "No Excuses"

I don't tend to read a lot books about writing. But I have a few favorites, and they have been transformative for me -- Betsy Lerner's The Forest for the Trees: An Editor's Advice to Writers; Anne Lamott's… Continue

Added by The Salonniere on October 15, 2010 at 10:30am — 10 Comments

Member News Week Ending October 16, 2010

A metafictional short story by Sharanya Manivannan, The Soma Drinker Praises Himself, inspired by a hymn in the Rig Veda, was published in Full of Crow Fiction Quarterly fall issue.



The Heroines Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore will be published by… Continue

Added by Member News on October 15, 2010 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

Can Literary Agents Still Deliver?

Sarah Glazer wonders if literary agents have a future in the new digital world.



Lately I’ve been wondering if literary agents will soon be going the way of the dinosaur—or, dare I say it?—the paper book.



While crying on my shoulder is no equivalent for a scientific poll, it seems all the stories I’ve been hearing from fellow writers recently are about literary agents NOT delivering.



I… Continue

Added by State of the Art on October 15, 2010 at 7:32am — 28 Comments

Writing Erotica: A Little Steam May Be Just What You Need

Karen T., owner of EroticStoriesAndToys.com, explores how a little erotica could be just the thing for your career.



This summer I launched a website, EroticStoriesAndToys.com, which features a monthly short story erotica contest with a bit of a twist. In short, every month I… Continue

Added by How She Does It on October 14, 2010 at 7:43am — 7 Comments

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