• June 2014
    Bella, I couldn't have said it better. You are a writer if you profess to be a writer. Just recently, I sat before a poet after completing a manuscript in regards to a senior project of over 80 poems. I claimed to not be a poet. She looked at me...
  • July 2013
    Susan, how encouraging. Thank you for taking the time to blog. Perseverance is the key and you never swayed in the beliefs of your pieces.   augie
  • January 2013
    Rita, I enjoyed reading your post as well as looking forward to checking out your novel. A commitment to a daily word count is not as important as it is to commit.    augie
  • January 2013
    Sunny, I love your way of thinking and there is a future out there for each of us. I agree that the small press will be the Small Press and just as important as the big 6, I so look forward to written words having more power than what a few big...
  • November 2012
    Emily, thank you so much for this post. I'm apprehensive about going this route, I think its the fear of not developing the best product and looking like an illiterate fool. I want to do the best job, but I can't afford to make mistakes. I'm looking...
  • November 2012
    Oops Kamy, I forgot to tell you that I do Stor-yboarding, this helps me to keep my characters straight, and how them flow in the story.  Augie
  • November 2012
    Kamy, sorry but I don't outline, unless the piece is non-fiction. I don't think there is a hard and fast rule to fiction, except write what you know that inspires you, and allow the words to flow. At first you may not know where you're going or you...
  • April 2012
    Thank you Maria, Congrats on all of your accomplishments. I cut and paste and keep a content record of future words, etc.
  • April 2012
    She Writes is an awesome vehicles for we women to share, grow and unite. I feel so blessed to have found this site and I think you Summer for sharing your wisdom as well as your love for writing.  Augie Hicks
  • March 2012
    I enjoyed this post. I too write poetry as well as fictional mystery. You would think the same inspiration of writing poetry comes from the same pace as when I write fiction, but it doesn't. Poetry I take from my surroundings and experiences, but...

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