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  • Hmmm. Like Jennifer, I love a number of men—some of whom are valued writer-friends whose ideas and opinions about the craft (and my work) have been very helpful. As a...
  • I used to struggle with the same issue. However, I've come to peace of mind by viewing my entries as a living testament to all the joys, struggles and adventures we ex...
  • I am in the bluest funk right now- writing wise... one of my tricks to help me get back on track-- besides all these lovely suggestions ( which I will try) -- is to te...
  • I am pretty good at being irreverent.  It comes easily to me.  It shows in my writing style.  Years ago, I started writing a book.  I worked very hard on it but there...
  • Oh Soniah, I agree with you, it can be exhausting. I have only begun this process in the past 3 years in earnest, after standing before an agent who told me to go 'bui...
  • Such timing for your post!  I had just turned on my computer to engage in an act of double generosity, thus: I'm acutely aware lately of the plight of libraries - how...
  • I was a professional writer (business and high tech) for 36 years, and in that job I would say, smugly, that I didn't believe in writers' block.  When you have materia...
  • Anne, thanks for the stunning, gutsy story about the long struggle so far. It reminded me of my "7 years of famine" - writing diligently resulting in a pile of manuscr...
  • Christine, Thank you for sharing your experience of loss and love with us, readers and writers. Such a heartfelt piece. I like and appreciate your honesty, how you adm...
  • Writer and mother of a relinquished child here... As a writer, I am humbled by the struggle of what to call mothers who have relinquished children for adoption, other...