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    A group for people who write about psychospirituality, meditation, and other more new age...
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    It would be great to meet other aspiring writers, either journalists, bloggers or...
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    ...the internet that help those people who are really interested and...sell it online....
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  • Latest Activity: January 2018
    No matter what genre your fiction falls into, we all have one thing in common, we have to...
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    Of, for, and about, writers up here waay north of "the city," in the land of cold temps,...
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    For people who celebrate the quirkiness, poetry, and frustration of the English language....
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    There are quite a few of us out there, but you wouldn't know it. We're the...
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  • Started by Emily Lackey
    Last reply by Toni D. Weymouth
    This is what I don't understand. How does one become a writer? And when do you bec...leave in due time. If that doesn't work, try the toilet, or in French, ca'mode. Toilet or Ca'mode means to refresh the body, wh...
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  • I'm more in the struggling mode - I have written two mysteries, no publication yet, sadly.  People say lots of nice things about them on the way to saying they can't publish them,...
  • I definitely know what you mean when you say the world crea...a sticking point, that's when I'll go into research mode. I've found it useful to use...the India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir as a rough model, and have each country claim...

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  • Aimee Liu posted a status
    “Fiction is the art form of human yearning.” – Robert Olen Butler “We are living...Chief?) – does little to quell its effect on my psyche. I’m in fight-or-flight mode all the time, feeling angry a...
  • Hallie Sawyer posted a status
    Wow. It's been awhile! I have had a couple people reach out to me because they found me in this online community and realized it'd been a hot minute since I've been in here. I love the changes and think I can see myself hanging out here again. Glad to see it's still up and thriving!
  • Betty Hafner posted a reply
    Hi, Carol...I'm just now seeing your message. Thanks so much for your kind words. It's so wonderful hearing reactions from readers, especially those who are also write...

Comments

  • I’ve just read all the comments here with my hands shaking and my stomach churning the...held about my mother and my own origins since childhood. Hmm, yup, whiny brat mode achieved… but seriously, I th...
  • What a great post, Dani. I appreciate your perspective—always—on social media and onli...on NPR last night about boredom, and how it brings the brain back to "default mode," a critical state of mind fo...
  • Wonderful essay!  I don't mind those 'on-the-spot' conversations.  Mama raised me to b...ay be completely different once I actually sell a book.  I could go into panic mode. But then... that's what the...