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  • Janis, getting into conversations can be slow going but you don't need full conversations. All you need is interactions. You get to know users by their tweets, and the...
  • I'm right there with you, Caitlyn--to the letter and starting with the need to have a chunk of free time and not just a few minutes in the middle of everything else--I...
  • Newfoundland and Ireland and Yorkshire. I've left bits of myself in each place, so I have an excuse to go back (as if I needed one). I also spent some time teaching in Tennessee last year. Monteagle. Man, loved that place!
  • I'd like to add one:  Learn something new every day.  That "learn something" can be as small as learning someone's favorite color, or hearing a new childhood story fro...
  • I thank you for this honest account of a brutal but necessary experience in writing a novel (or memoir, in my case, but similar problems...) I don't yet have what I co...
  • Brava, Amalia. Insightful responses to the post. I especially resonated with this: "Even a relentlessly bleak ending can be inspiring in its own way—if nothing else, t...
  • I have a whole lot to write regarding the journeys of my adult life up until this 34 year-old point. However, a lot of it revolves around a marriage from hell. We are...
  • Creative nonfiction allows you to write real life but with a creative license. All of my writing reveals bits and pieces of my life, or of those close to me. Alma's so...
  • Thanks Kamy, for this excellent post. As another example of how co-operation on a book can work, I'd like to share my own experience with Gaza: Beneath the Bombs, publ...
  • @Maggie...My experience with marketing is pretty limited, too.  I just finished my tax return for 2011, and discovered that I only made $387 in royalties.  Sheesh!  I'...