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  • Mary, thanks for the  comment. Have a great finish to this special week! 
  • Thank you Mary Jo, for this inspiring post...and for your new translation of Dante's Inferno, which I can't wait to read. What a labor, and what a gift!
  • I love this idea. I wrote a novel last NaNoWrimo in novel in four pieces of around 20,000 words. Four novellas that make a whole book. I had heard that people were put...
  • Mary, thanks for letting us know about the freelance editorial work you do. It's great to hear an editor's point of view. And thanks, Cheryl, for raving about your editor here. That's some high praise and a great recommendation.
  • Mary Ellen, Part of the problem is that agents are reluctant to take on older people (women or men) because they might not be around to produce many more books. A one-...
  • Smith's post is terrific! Thanks for sharing it, Michele. Thanks also for mentioning Mary Karr's experience. Those kinds of anecdotes are a shot in the arm for us writers who've had some serious disappointments. 
  • 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...
  • Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? An excerpt from Mary Oliver's poem The Summer Day
  • Mary Lou, it's true what you've observed about viewpoints and facets of perspective...it ties in to what Chimamanda says about writers and listening! So glad it inspired you too...(and yes, her name is a challenge to spell...but challenging names make you pay attention! :)...thanks for viewing!
  • Wow! Mary Jo Bang on She Writes! I *love* your work. Thank you for the poems.   And thank you for cautioning us not to allow ourselves to be so easily convinced that w...