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  • I can't imagine that additional layer of fear, though I know my husband's father knew it personally. I would do anything to change that, for Adam, and your sons and al...
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    Dear ________________,   This book is not about abortion. It is also not about adoption or child-rearing. It is not pro-life or pro-choice, but it does tell the storie...
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  • Today's goal is 3k and reining in the unexpected plot twist that has me a little away from my outline.  Not too much, though, and it did bring a nice additional layer of conflict to the story.  I was going to say 2k, but it's Friday.  Why not go for it?


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  • Meghan, appreciate the additional input.  I'm still waffling back and forth over parts of this, but for now I've made my blog "private" with no viewers unless I invite them.  For now, I feel very safe in this.  Over time that may change.
  • Thank you for sharing your experience, Emily. I am a member of Duotrope and find it both encouraging and painful! Encouraging for the reasons you indicate, and painful...
  • I'm on my lunch so can't stay long in one spot (if you catch my drift), however, I converted this post to PDF and will read it when I get time.  Thanks for the additional information and happy holidays!