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  • Thank you, Sherelle. You're right, I'm in the birth mode... this is my first baby and I suppose it's natural to be so nervous. How exciting that you are having your "launch" next month. I'll b...
  • Started by Jenny Steffan
    Dogs are man's best friends and they make the best pets and companions. Unfortunately, a lot of dogs die because of poor nutrition. A lot of dog owners don't know what...
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  • I don't have an MFA. My bachelor's degree is in journalism and my master's degree is comes to fiction writing, I think the school of life is as important as any mode of formal education. That sai...


  • Shelley Workinger posted a status
    Ann Swann's heroine is looking for comfort food, but finding a serial killer in this week's #FoodFic:
  • Karen A Szklany posted a status
    It's a good time of year for making garden veggie omelets, with most of the ingredients available fresh from a garden or farm stand. Here's a recipe article published today that offers a recipe for such an omelet:
  • Shelley Workinger posted a status
    Must one's alter ego need share one's taste in food? #FoodFic


  • This resonated with me completely, Cindy!  In order to "be a real writer," I had to month!) or whatever the latest request was.  Now that I'm in full promotion mode with my first novel, I've eve...
  • Deborah, I cried constantly from the first time I heard the news through Obama's speec...s. But when it's people I know personally and love deeply, I kick into 'brave' mode and remain solid as a rock, a...
  • I recommend Wangari Maathai's memoir, Unbowed. And also work by Jill Ker Conway... and of course Vandana Shiva's critical works on food. This is all nonfiction.