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  • Hi everyone! I recently joined the group and am exploring all it has to offer. I live and write in Atlanta. As a way of introduction, I figured I would post my first p...
  • That's a really helpful answer... I certainly don't want to come across as disingenuous.  I don't mind and even enjoy constructing a theme for a posting (if you want t...
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    Ladies-- I hope I'm doing this correctly----  sorry for posting in the wrong place before .    Anyway, I have recently completed my first novel and am trying to negoti...
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    I was born with a brain that works differently. I knew always, but the things my brain wouldn't do seemed so unimportant and so outweighed by its strengths that it wa...

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  • Poor teaching of poetry to children may be one reason that you hear such comments. The thing is that many excellent children's book are poems (consider the rhymes), an...
  • I wrote screenplays before I finished my first novel. So, I know how difficult the logline or elevator pitch can be. I still haven't mastered it. When the story's stri...
  • A memoir is also somewhat of an artificial construct. We give it a story arc when sometimes there isn't a natural one. We insert our own meaning into situations as opp...