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  • Housework is first to go, quickly followed by watching over the dinner (writing mode equals burnt dinners in my house), with Very Bad Parenting running close behind. Oh life is so much easier when I'm writing! Nothing really matters then except the next word falling on the page!
  • Started by Emily Lackey
    Last reply by Andi Buchanan
    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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  • Since the main character/narrator, Rosalind, in my book relies on stories from her pas...oed in my head as I wrote, its lovely Southern lilt lulling me into a creative mode just as surely as opera.  Bec...

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  • Yasmin Alam posted a message for Phyllis Smith
    Hi Phyllis How kind of you to comment on my first article ... I am embarressed that I have let negative family/work/house moves and shifts all distractt me from what...
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    In her Pioneer Girl, novelist Bich Minh Nguyen offers us Lee, a protagonist who is both a thief and a literary sleuth. The morally complex detectives of the best myste...
  • charlotte talley posted a status
    hello, my name is charlotte talley, I have been writing for 10 years(nothing publish yet). i like to write short stories, and scripts. i am in the process of starting...

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  • 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...
  • Thank you for your insight. As a currently unpublished author about to move into publishing mode on my first completed manuscr...
  • Hi Randy, remember me? I emailed you about your agent? Congratulations on your book release, and I'm glad your launch went so well. It will be a night you'll remember...