• November 2015
    Hi Brooke Thanks for your reply. I am feeling really torn right now.  My first book sat with an agent for six months.  He only pitched it to the big five, and when they passed he let me go, saying "if they won't buy it no one will."  I self...
  • November 2015
    Hi Brooke Thanks for this great piece. I'd like to know what you think is a reasonable amount of time to wait for an agent to sell an MS.  Three months? Six months?  A year? Thank you for any insight! Kristin
  • May 2015
    oh Kamy! This post so tugs at my heart strings.  I have just finished writing my second book and have it with an agent, but I am completely torn about whether I even want to pursue a traditional publishing deal. I just posted an article about the...
  • April 2015
    Wonderful insights here on both the process of writing and the view from the other side of the therapist's couch!
  • April 2015
    Cate, Thanks for such great feedback.  I am really glad this piece spoke to you.  Have you heard of THIS IS MY BRAVE?   A dear friend of mine is participating in the DC event this year. It seems a great forum for writers/performers/advocates for...
  • April 2015
    Beautiful piece.
  • April 2014
    es, indeed, hard to write about and AWFUL to read when done poorly! I personally tend to like the Hollywood fade out, or the humourous approach, when dealing with these issues myself. I haven’t revisted her work for years but in my memory Judy Blume...
  • March 2014
    Hi Meg, If I may be so bold (!) I diasagree with your friend, and agree with you.  My take on writing memoir is that you tell the true story of what you lived, as you understood it either at the time or with hindsight (or both), and that it is not...

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