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  • Hi Kimberly - congrats! on what sounds like an acceptance for a magazine piece? What's your subject and how did you land it?
  • I've made no progress on my goal to get some things (three batches of poems) out before Thanksgiving. I still have time! In the meantime, I had an editor solicit an es...
  • The debate is less about the act of self-publishing than about the term, and how it's used by different people, especially author-services companies. It's about who pa...
  • Dear Agent, etc. I refer to you Guidelines invitation to submit my work to you. Provisionally entitled: LIFE JOURNEYS OF A COCKNEY GIRL or GETTING OFF AT THE WRONG STA...
  • Started by Anna Leahy
    Last reply by Nichole L. Reber
    What is your submission goal? Be specific, reasonable, and ambitious! Set a deadline. What progress have you made on your goal? Report to hold yourself accountable! Ad...
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  • I did a radio story for This American Life that was mom-related--(soon after my son's diagnosis with mosaic Down syndrome I tracked down a young man I "met" online who...
  • Hi Catherine! Welcome, and congrats on being a published author! :) I, too, love the novella length. I ended up getting an acceptance on the novella I posted about thr...
  • Just read this and now clinging to its truth. What kind of zen-itte am I if this is all that will make me feel secure? The Generosity of Self-Acceptance   Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in.* -Leonard Cohen  
  • Started by CSea Perkins
    It begins with awareness (education) then acceptance of the facts and actions to protect your environment and financial health. http://wp.me/pqeg9-VI is an article I...
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  • Erica, I'm thrilled for you! Two publications is pretty exciting. If you want to share specifics, what are the titles of your accepted pieces, and where are they going...