• July 2016
    this is a very helpful thread of comments. I face the same difficulty but with going back and editing what was written over ten years ago and still slumbers on my laptop. Recently I made a pact with a woman who also finds it difficult to write about...
  • March 2014
    I don't know whether to be terribly discouraged or encouraged by your informaton Brooke. I have self-published a non-fiction book, done the local publicity myself and gotten TV and Radio interviews, newspaper review/article, and though it's not...
  • November 2012
    So glad to hear that you're enjoying what She Writes has to offer, Jennifer. Fostering a sense of community and support among writers is our primary goal--it's gratifying to hear that we're succeeding! Happy to have you on board here.
  • November 2012
  • November 2012
    in reply to Paulette, "Because I will be publishing an ebook on Kindle and POD with Createspace, my novel won't be stocked in bookstores and librarians can't order it -- so that is a disappointment." I think librarians can order it, but as it is...
  • November 2012
    I recently self-published with Create space and can attest to the fatigue and exhaustion of self-promotion. but at a recent Writers Union workshop on how to be your own publicist, the two presenters, both of whom had publishers, outlined all the...
  • October 2012
    Once I'm out there and have met the people in a small group at a library who've come to hear me talk, I'm ok. At least, I'm finding that part more fun than I thought. I hate lecturing, so I make them interactive. What I don't often make time for is...
  • October 2012
    can totally relate. I spent the summer sidetracked by my 21 yr old son's accident in Greece, leaving him with broken jaw, (wired shut for 6 weeks) and cooking up liquid meals in the blender - so my recent book, The Tao of Turning Fifty (about my...
  • October 2012
    I have just self-published a book this year with CreateSpace, The Tao of Turning Fifty, What Every Woman in Her Forties Needs to Know. It is a lot of work, doing my own publicity, arranging readings and lectures, networking like crazy and looking...

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