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  • Well, I too have had this conflict… so I started to write two different blogs for a wh...it was all coming from the same place and person, so I put both blogs in rest mode and started a new blog. This...
  • I think readers are interested because good memoirs "tell it like it is." There is a stark truth as someone speaks their experience first-hand. There is history involv...
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    Ellis Island Very Important Most ancestors come through there Heard the stories yet? By Catherine Richardson Childish Games Why do we say child It’s adults that pla...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Victoria Chames posted a status
    To Tell The Truth In a few days I’ll send out the email book-launch announcement about my book, Victory Is My Name, a Memoir. The introduction says, “This  book will...

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  • When not on sabbatical, I work for a human rights organization and edit news releases...Indigenous communities.  I sometimes go into what I call "cold-hearted editor mode" where I'm only thinking abou...
  • 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...
  • Just to add to Victoria's post - I'm getting more and more traditionally-published authors requesting my editing service because publishers aren't doing it now, and al...