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  • 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...
  • Great idea. I maintain a blog A Clean Well Lighted Place in which I write about my work as a commercial real estate agent. It fulfills some of my creative urges. I have an MFA in Creative Writing, concentration in fiction, and have published a bit fiction and essays.
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    This is what I don't understand. How does one become a writer? And when do you bec...leave in due time. If that doesn't work, try the toilet, or in French, ca'mode. Toilet or Ca'mode means to refresh the body, wh...
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    Emily Fiocco posted a status
    Auditor by day, fiction writer by...other parts of the day. And sometimes night. I write fiction, often with a YA and fantasy bent. Writing about stories that come true and working to make real life mirror art.
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    An important story on the front page of today’s Denver Post is about our city’s “housing first” model that gets roofs over the hea...
  • Michele J. Rolle posted a status
    I am trying to birth this book! The labor pains are real and I could use some encouragement to push through:).


  • 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...
  • Yeeeees, thank you for sharing! You state things so clearly that I can really nod too,...iter (which have been set to "panic and desperation mode" f...ater and boggle. You wonder if they never bought a "real" nonfiction book, never looke...
  • This resonated with me completely, Cindy!  In order to "be a real writer," I had to month!) or whatever the latest request was.  Now that I'm in full promotion mode with my first novel, I've eve...