So glad you've joined ”Why Do You Write & What Is Your Process?”
We have a wonderful group of members. I encourage you to read their profiles and visit my blog that lists the essays members have offered in answering the question that is the name of our group.
I encourage you to consider submitting an essay where you answer the question.
This is a great way to introduce yourself and a good promotional opportunity.
I also post the essay and picture (yours) on my personal blog.
To be featured forward your essay and picture to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Again, I am glad to have you joined us and hope your time here will provide encouragement and helpful information about writing, publishing and all that good stuff.
GREAT meeting you, too!! Was just thinking of you today, actually, when I realized that -you posted about the Passion Project on the PWV list at the very same time someone else posted to the PWF list I'm on. Which explains my confusion (that and general parenting exhaustion, but you know what I mean there). Anywho... hope our paths continue to cross and, meanwhile, good luck with the whole finding capitol in a recession thing! ; )
Thanks for your compliment. I try to use as many images that I take myself as possible, as I think that original content is the best. ( So the farmers market images, fashion images, etc are mine)But that is not always possible, so I look around based on my topic,or I get inspired by an image I find, get permission when I can to use an image, and voila. I hope you enjoy the writing as much as the images!
Thanks, Deborah! I just picked up the magazine and guess what ad is smack in the middle of the article? "ShrinxHips: Having a Baby Changes Your Life. Don't Let it Change Your Hips." Gah. Now I might have to write about THAT.
Great to see you. Let's definitely do a little stroll in the park soon!
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