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  • ...ts and publishers, even though I have a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences and taught medical students for three decades! How did you overcome your barrier to self-promotion enough to g...
  • ...but I agree it can be confusing about who is indie and who isn't. On the other hand, the whole publishing industry seems to be breaking down that barrier in many ways, now, and I know...
  • ...political stories of any kind. Well then my book is SO NOT FOR YOU.  In that case I can see how genres help people, but usually I find it to be a barrier
  • @Cate - borders don't have to be a barrier. I know there are indie Canadian publishers who publish in the US and Harlequin Romances is based in Canada...despite their buyout by News C...
  • That's what I was thinking, a blog post. Your piece appeared right after my memoir Loveyoubye launched, an experience which ended up helping me break through yet another barrier in my journey toward "fuller possession of the reality of my life," (to quote Tom Hughes) . . .
  • ...has clearly been bestowed on me by others. When I stand there, naked (psychologically) in a crowd, and declare I am a writer, read me, that is a barrier I've yet to cross....
  • ...all over, and it was terrifying, but I knew he was right. I crossed a barrier and said to myself, "You know...it takes more than reading a book. (Incidentally, after I crossed that barrier of finally revealing myself a...
  • ...ator of the Society's Looking for Richard project, said the acute scoliosis he suffered was a sign of character: "he was working through the pain barrier every day just to do his job....
  • ...nion, there's a very thin line between writing "style" and writing "sloppy." Others will argue differently, but if your writing "style" becomes a barrier to my enjoying and comprehend...
  • Ann - great question : ) I guess for me the FIRST barrier is letting myself write (regardless of what comes out) - and then we can use our critical capabilities later...  Love the article, Brooke!