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  • Quick comments concerning questions #3 and #4. Number 3 -...Writers. All writers need to have a mentor, a role model and an advocate. The three a...d others times we learn. Often when in the teaching mode, we learn. When in the learni...
  • I, for one, am quite relieved after reading this post! I will admit I have only dabbled in SheWrites, a bit intimidated by such a large number of established authors....
  • Kathryn, no, not working or ever worked for a publisher, and no, not published in books, though in periodicals.  In my mind, though I did not specify, I was thinking...
  • I totally hear you. I just wrote a blog post about when and if I should hire a publicist but so far no one has responded. I self-published in mid-December and it sound...
  • Mel Ryane commented on her article Waiting for the Fruit
    Hey Patricia, To answer your question: I didn't want the expense of self-publishing for one thing. There is an enormous amount of work for a writer to get their work s...
  • Michael, Great points. Setting up your website &/or blog well in advance of your book launch is important to help drive awareness and your SEO ranking. When you la...
  • Thank you, Cate, for your kind words about my post. I have a feeling that a lot of established authors don't like too much editing--Steven King's Under the Dome, for i...
  • While I found the post, "Do We Overshare When We Write about Our Kids," to be, certainly, a timely and balanced piece, I have to say I'm really disappointed in this fo...
  • It is apparent that some genres do pretty well in the indie book world:  thrillers, mysteries, dystopic scenes, paranormal, romance, soft porn,  and certain kinds of n...
  • Hi Catherine, I work primarily with girls and I read a lot of new writers, those who are under the radar. . In the last year or so, I've been trying to read more for...