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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...
  • Since the main character/narrator, Rosalind, in my book relies on stories from her pas...oed in my head as I wrote, its lovely Southern lilt lulling me into a creative mode just as surely as opera.  Bec...
  • Jennifer--I've been thinking about the question in the header of this discussion since...up is a straw dog. Who really thinks about motherhood in a Leave it to Beaver mode anymore? To pretend that you...

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  • linda holbrook posted a status
    I just found this site and it looks like a really cool one for female writers, so I joined. I have a finished manuscript that I wrote during 2016's Nanowrimo and I am...
  • Hello Monica, New writer publishing a memoir. The subject matter interests me from the perspective of developing coping mechanisms and self-care skills for memoir writers. I worked in various aspects of child welfare services and have some ideas about the subject. Looking forward to the discussion.
  • Rhonda Collins posted a status
    DEAR DAUGHTERS, I'll make this quick as I know you are busy: If you are a daughter you may have days you do not understand your mother Maybe something on this short...

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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...
  • OMG!!!!!! THANK YOU!!!!! I turned fifty this past year......and while the age has NOT bothered me, I knew I wanted to do something more. I discovered that via the worl...
  • "Publishers are looking for stories that can inspire. That's just human nature and the American way. We don't mind if you were forced to bear your father's child in po...