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  • Started by Kimberly Lane
    Last reply by Kimberly Lane
    I read somewhere that I should complete the novel and then not look at it again for six months.  According to the article after six months I will have a fresh perspective and will be able to edit more effectively.  How long do you wait to start editing?
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  • Last reply by Laurie Garrison
    Hi everyone - I'm new here. Have been reading through the site and various groups and forums, and am still trying to figure out how use this resource most effectively....
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  • Last reply by Shannon Okey
    I've just posted a comment on Victoria Mixon's blog post on Countdown to Publication about editing and design of self-published books. As well as saying I'm getting ma...
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    Hello, Just started adding info here. Interested in connecting with other authors and learning ways to hone my writing skills and promote and market effectively.
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    Touched By Adoption More On Rejection & Some Advice About Coping In a recent a...e eased with an apology or a good night’s sleep. Just like minor slights, moderate hurts – like sharing a co...
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    My online workshop - Writing about Place - starts on Feb. 26th! Space is still available.


  • I had my first two books published by a small publishing house. When I had just finished my third book I met someone on Facebook who had self-published a book. He conv...
  • I followed up on 12/6/13 with this letter after a fax, a mailed letter and email were ignored.  This was also ignored so I will not be returning the the Child Center. ...
  • Read your enewsletter - nicely done! I have a MailChimp account but I'm not using it effectively yet. I have so much to learn. I especially liked the video at the end. Best wishes on your book launch!