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  • Started by Johanna LoPorto
    Last reply by Juanita Davis-King
    Looking for new bloggers to join in my Writer's Club. Love to read what you want to tell, so pass by and check it out. We post, read and connect... and all through our writing. :-)
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  • Started by Folake Taylor
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    Maybe it's just me but I have realized that as much as I benefit from critique groups, sometimes, I can't tell if the advice about needing to add more of something int...
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  • Jennifer--I've been thinking about the question in the header of this discussion since...up is a straw dog. Who really thinks about motherhood in a Leave it to Beaver mode anymore? To pretend that you...


  • 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...
  • HollyJames posted a status
    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...
  • Rhonda Collins posted a status
    DEAR DAUGHTERS, I'll make this quick as I know you are busy: If you are a daughter you may have days you do not understand your mother Maybe something on this short...


  • Great advice, Elisabeth! Text sounds different on your ear than it does as you read si...uld read her work out loud at some point, and certainly while in late revision mode.
  • 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...
  • Yeeeees, thank you for sharing! You state things so clearly that I can really nod too,...t my instincts as a paid writer (which have been set to "panic and desperation mode" for a few months) have been...