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  • Started by Emily Lackey
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    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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    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 go through that when my kids are constantly clamoring for my attention. My kids are...writing when I have the kids, like I am right now. It keeps me in the "writing mode," so to speak. If I immerse m...

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    Al Jaffee: MAD Magazine’s All-Around “Mentsh” with Much “Tam” About a year ago at this time, I interviewed two recently emerged and international musical performers...
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  • This resonated with me completely, Cindy!  In order to "be a real writer," I had to qu...is month!) or whatever the latest request was.  Now that I'm in full promotion mode with my first novel, I've eve...
  • 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...
  • Since my novel came out (The Night Counter, Three Rivers Press 2010), it has gotten ve...on't love to hear themselves talk, putting them into a weird split personality mode. As an example of the marketi...