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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...
  • It's really hard to be in waiting mode and I sympathize. It's something with which you really have no control and that kind of thing drives me crazy! :-) I'm waiting on my agent's rea...
  • I went with the finish it, polish it, write a solid proposal that proves you can sell it and understand your target market first path.  Memoir is nonfiction that reads...

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  • Anne Leigh Parrish posted a status
    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...
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    I recently attended three days of the James River Writers Conference in Richmond, VA. The experience gave me a whole new perspective on my memoir. After having three l...
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    Cedar Hawk Songmaker was born and lived all her life in Minneapolis. Yet she's never heard the music of ice breaking in the Mississippi River, and she’s seen just one...

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  • Victoria, it depends on the project. If the book is the author's first, lately I've seen more agents encouraging memoirists to write the whole thing before submission....
  • I'm not sure if anyone wants to do this or not but when Nashville had that nasty flodding last summer, the women over at Do the Write thing for Nashville held an aucti...
  • Everyone is doing so well (and so many different things)! I finished my book proposal and began querying agents--one request for the full proposal so far.