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  • I don't have an MFA. My bachelor's degree is in journalism and my master's degree is i...it comes to fiction writing, I think the school of life is as important as any mode of formal education. That sai...
  • That's exciting, Katherine - do you have a formal food background as well? I think most recipe testing positions prefer people who've been to culinary school or have cooked professionally. I have a friend who used to work at Bon Appetit - I'll ask her for ideas.
  • Hi Ashley, I agree with just getting the words down on the page. It may not work for everyone, but just sit down and write. I often have my ending before I have my mid...
  • Since my story exceeds the 600 words, I'm posting separately. Danny       He let me out of the car to climb over the snow bank spilling myself onto the snow-packed s...
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  • Hi She Writes Sisters: Perhaps you saw the formal ad on today's SW post, but in case you missed it...  I've combined forces with Howard VanEs and am conducting a FREE...
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  • I certainly never planned on becoming an advocate for mental illness, but, really, who does?  My plan was to continue on as I had for almost thirty years, working as a...
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    Depending on the nature of the violation, the government can impose fines or legal sanctions. Those who fail to heed the law can find themselves at the mercy of th...
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  • Hello Everyone, I'm Rev. LaWaughn Rouse better know as RevLa. I am a new member and just turned 61 years old this July. I have held many jobs and always wrote. I had t...
  • Anna, I'm excited for you--blogging brings a whole new layer of "call and response" to ones' work. I remember having many of the same hesitations. I only started blog...
  • Hi, everyone!  I'm finally on a newer computer!  Anyway, I write my stories for an audience, my son, and for myself. I write for an audience, and I guess I mean the pu...