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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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    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...
  • Thanks Mz Chantal for noticing me, it give me great pleasure. Apologies for my late response though. The screen name reflects what I am passionate about and would li...
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    Cedar Hawk Songmaker was born and lived all her life in Minneapolis. Yet she's never heard the music of ice breaking in the Mississippi River, and she’s seen just one...

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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...
  • 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...
  • Beautiful! So beautifully said! Thank you. As a journaling teacher for over three decad...drops us into a listening, reflective-contemplative mode wh...and one-woman shows that have emotional truths and "real" details in them, often addin...