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  • Hi Karen, Here is another "old-fashioned" way: give yourself a time goal/page goal/word count goal every day, and then print out your pages! I followed the book "Wri...
  • Thank you everyone for all of the information. It is a frustrating journey. I was lucky to make some connections on goodreads and a few other social sites that I belon...
  • I write for about two hours daily (except Sundays), whether it feels good or not (I started out with a half hour/day and increased until I reached the longest I could...

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    Behind The Book American Family By Catherine Marshall-Smith “What a long strange trip it’s been,” pretty much sums up my experience writing American Family. What...

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  • Excellent info! I self published a year ago.  I began social media and blogging about 3 months before publication.  But I love that #4 you've listed "...in terms of ge...
  • We write because we must. It is our nature. I'm disappointed that your teachers and mentors didn't prepare you. To use an overused image, you've claimed a mountain. En...
  • Brooke, thanks for your several notes.  Yes, we're learning.  Meantime, notwithstanding that we've gone from September through Christmas, we don't think of this first...