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  • I so admire the gumption here -- and the generous spirit about sharing knowledge and connection with a larger world of like-minded people. But I do worry that in this...
  • Ok Anna, I hear you. I'm always encouraging my students to submit their work, to dare to be visible, to embrace the enterprise of submissions. Then, I counted how many...
  • Thanks Kamy and Rita and Julie! It's all food for thought no? And now to the selling of the actual novel I have written! Which is a whole other enterprise!  Take good care and much much luck with your writing,  Susan
  • I enjoyed and recommend "Free Enterprise" by Michelle Cliff.
  • These novels are favorites of mine because they all have unforgettable characters.  Most of the characters are so realistic and well developed I find myself wondering...
  • Such a coincidence (though is anything, really?) to read this today.  I just finished my latest blog post and as I stared at it, I wondered if it or any would resonate...
  • Hi Judith, I wasn't suggesting that PW and Kirkus implemented PW Select and Kirkus Indie to level the playing field. For sure they did not. I know that it's a money-ma...
  • I would like to add my own two cents to this discussion. I think new offerings take time to build audience. There are a myriad number of reasons for this, not the leas...
  • Meagan, Thanks for your response and for relating to the emotions in my blog. You know, I'm really happy for your part-time writing gig, and encourage you to keep goin...
  • I'm leaving the disillusioning world (at least for me it is anyway) of the 9-5 and going off to China to teaching English at the age of 43.  No, I've never lived abroa...