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  • That's not an elementary question at all. Getting started isn't hard for me because wh...k in the voice of a child for a few pages. Something about shifting OUT of the mode I'm working in gets me intere...
  • I definitely know what you mean when you say the world crea...a sticking point, that's when I'll go into research mode. I've found it useful to use...the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir as a rough model, and have each country claim...
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    Can I just say I hate the headline, "Bored at home?" Some of us have to continue to work through the COVID mess at an actual physical location.
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    My Kind of Guy By Paddy Bostock This is a wonderful contemporary comedy with a twist of romance and fantasy. I love the story on so many levels. It is also poignan...
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    To Tell The Truth essay for MAT @ 9/22/20 +PROMO files In a few days I’ll send out the email book-launch announcement about my book, Victory Is My Name, a Me...

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  • I’ve just read all the comments here with my hands shaking and my stomach churning the...held about my mother and my own origins since childhood. Hmm, yup, whiny brat mode achieved… but seriously, I th...
  • 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...
  • This resonated with me completely, Cindy!  In order to "be a real writer," I had to qu...is month!) or whatever the latest request was.  Now that I'm in full promotion mode with my first novel, I've eve...