• Discussion
    • Kristen Elise

      Historical accuracy - Bendable? Or Deal Breaker?

      Started by Kristen Elise Replies (18) Last reply by Pamela R Winnick
      I recently participated in a discussion in which the question was posted: What's the most important thing in an historical novel?  The resounding answer was: historical accuracy.  The vast majority of responders were personally offended by any...
      • Chantal Walvoord

        Historical fiction--inaccuracies

        Started by Chantal Walvoord Replies (3) Last reply by Pamela R Winnick
        After reading Plum Tree, which I enjoyed immensely, I was dismayed to learn of some intentional historical inaccuracies (to suit the plot). Is anyone else troubled by historical inaccuracies even if they are explained in an afterwards?
        • N

          Critique Partner

          Started by Nikki Replies (1) Last reply by Hyba
          Hi Ladies, I am currently working on a mystery novel and was looking for a partner to exchange feedback. The basic premise is - When a hurricane hits Texas, absent-minded single mother Ria takes refuge at her friend's house and becomes a suspect...
          • Rose CG

            Shewrites.com:

            Started by Rose CG
            Hi, I'm Rose. I pray you are all doing well. I was wondering if anyone else is having trouble posting new articles? Or is it just me?
          • FreenLive Writing Group on zoom

            Started by maria scazzero
            Good afternoon everyone, I am starting a writing group to help support one another towards their goals around their writing. The first zoom meeting will be on Sunday at 2:00 pm the 22nd. Here is the Zoom information for the meeting: Topic:...
          • Connecting with writers

            Started by Jane B. Moore Replies (7) Last reply by Tishawn Marie
            Is anyone out there interested in helping each other with writing despite anxiety, fears, etc. ? I am beginning what I call a 3rd draft of a mystery I've been working on a long time. I'd love to talk with others who are in the same place.
            • Anna Mike

              Importance of Time Management in a Mother’s Life

              Started by Anna Mike
              Being a mother is always a happy thing. It’s entertaining to play with your kids and watch closely every step as they grow up. But behind that happiness, the mother is always in run to do things timely and most of the cases they miss on it. You not...
            • What is Academic Writing?

              Started by Yasir Bashir Replies (1) Last reply by Migdalia Torres
              Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • Monica J. Casper

                Greetings!

                Started by Monica J. Casper Replies (6) Last reply by Susan Armstrong
                Hi everyone, and thanks for joining my group. There are 7 of us now, which is a meaty enough number to generate some dialogue. I started this group because I write about trauma, both professionally (as a sociologist) and personally, through creative...
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
              • What is Academic Writing?

                Started by Yasir Bashir
                Hello, We are an online course creation and selling company. Please check learn-to-succeed.thinkific.com. Best Regards, Yasir Bashir
                • Phyllis Smith

                  Welcome new members! Please introduce yourselves and your memoir projects here. I am excited to get...

                  Started by Phyllis Smith Replies (5) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
                  Welcome new members! I am so glad you have joined our group. I am sorry I have been away for a while. It has been a busy fall. I am excited to see so many new writers have joined our support group. Please feel free to introduce yourself and/or...
                  • Theresa Chan

                    Hello! I am new to writing and am in dire need of encouragement

                    Started by Theresa Chan Replies (3) Last reply by Rose CG
                    Hi everyone. My name is Theresa. I am from Malaysia, and I am so happy to have found "shewrites.com" and this group. I am looking to start a blog, but I am lacking of courage as I have never been a good writer. But, I would really want to venture in...
                  • Critique Group Startup

                    Started by Lisa Baril Replies (2) Last reply by Chantal Walvoord
                    Hi everyone! I'm a science writer looking to join or start a critique group. I write from my home in northwestern Wyoming. My day job is writing technical reports for the National Park Service. I'm also working on a non-fiction science book...
                    • Elizabeth Kelch

                      Essays on Sustainability

                      Started by Elizabeth Kelch Replies (2) Last reply by Elizabeth Kelch
                      My first book is a collection of essays on how I live and how we all live more sustainably. I loved writing it and I'm proud of my work. My newest challenge is finding additional topics within sustainability to write about. What would you like to...
                      • Wanda Reid

                        New Writer

                        Started by Wanda Reid Replies (4) Last reply by Rose CG
                        Writing to give people insight and hope and a little entertainment.... At 45 years old I am redefining myself. I have searched long and deep to decide what exactly that means. I had my first of 4 children at 19 years old and the last at 37. I am a...