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  • I have never been able to work with a daily word count over my head.  I usually write...ew pages to remember where I was before I start again.  I am stuck in re-write mode on my first book.  I don't kn...
  • Since the main character/narrator, Rosalind, in my book relies on stories from her pas...oed in my head as I wrote, its lovely Southern lilt lulling me into a creative mode just as surely as opera.  Bec...
  • Hi, I was a late add-on to the class....thanks so much Fiona!  It was very serendipituous that I stumbled upon the course on Oct. 3rd, the start date.  I am 40 years o...

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  • Aimee Liu posted a status
    “Fiction is the art form of human yearning.” – Robert Olen Butler “We are living...Chief?) – does little to quell its effect on my psyche. I’m in fight-or-flight mode all the time, feeling angry a...
  • LaQuinta Sanchez posted a status
    Part 4: Women Are Not Rehabilitation Centers for Broken Men I’ve heard many Black Men profess, “I want a ride or die.” What exactly does this mean? Well, the origin...
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    I once considered myself restless, prone to wander. I married young, had kids young - made mistakes. My rootless soul was not satiated until the biggest mistakes of my...

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  • Whew! Thanks, ladies! I knew I wasn't the only one struggling, but it's nice to get co...head and took me a weekend to write. Karen A. Wyle - It IS hard to shake edit mode, especially when you do it fo...
  • Oh, hon, I could write the book on hostile readers this fall. Fortunately they're only about 15 percent of my online reviews--almost always anonymous, of course--and t...
  • I loved your story. I have two daughters - the oldest is 10 and the youngest is 7. As I travel the winding path of motherhood, the seasons ebb and flow. There are days...