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  • I"ve refused to pay for those segregated reviews, which may not be a good thing. I enter some contests, but not the ones that charge hundreds of dollars. When I do a G...
  • Amy Wise commented on her article African American Section....
    Judaye, Hmmm...that is very interesting that you complained 20 years ago, but now today when we should be waaayyy more forward thinking, they are helping you. I was t...
  • Oh, I forgot to mention your book cover. Sorry. Don't "They" know the cover is what draws the reader to pick up the book. I have a dreadful cover on one of my middle g...
  • I've discovered another compelling reason to get your editing done before you submit. I support my writing habit by editing, and signing up for the freelance editor li...
  • @Pamela, this is good to know. I think Amazon is responsive to authors, and I think the quality of the books varies. My sense is that glossy covers are better than mat...
  • Meg Bortin commented on her article Sex and the Single Writer
    Vivienne and Kristin, many thanks for your input. Just to clarify, writing the sex scenes was fun. It was editing them that I found to be tricky. But in the end, I thi...
  • Concerning the quality of any publication, one of my recent blog posts was about a paperback with a fatal error in it: a series of duplicated pages replacing the pages...
  • Dear Cathy, I joined shewrites just so I could comment on you insightful blog. I completely agree with your assessment of book covers. I even pulled out a bunch of my...
  • I was raped twice before I was even 16.  I didn't tell my mother as I knew I would be held responsible.  Later, when two partners hit me and I left them, I was put und...
  • Love your honesty, Jillian. I look forward to reading your next novel, expecting the only way you might fail is not to finish this challenging story. Your comment abou...