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  • Started by Toya A. Barnette
    ...ver there was a time in history when we should be exchanging ideas, participating in thoughtful dialogue, offering inspiration, and gleaning deep insights into how we move forward as a...
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  • ...a literary contest. I'm struggling a bit with both. There's a difference between the literary memoirs I like to read and the quality of my own insights and writing. I'm here to wor...
  • ...uld be the love of the end of her life. In 2012 she contracted a terminal cancer. It's those 8 months that I narrate in the memoir, with critical insights into a health care system tha...

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  • Shari Lynne Smothers posted a status
    ...n and writing to their topics is helping me flesh them out. It's great to know this place is still online. I thought it was a great place to gain insights from reading through the thou...

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  • Thanks for the insights! I'll be starting my query letters in a couple of months, and your organizational hints will be really helpful.
  • Thanks for all your kind words, insights, and encouragement. It's so helpful. I know how important downtime is, and yet there's so much about our culture that discourages it! Apparently a knock-out was needed. I too appreciate this sentiment about the dry spell, Mary Beth. Thank you.
  • ...ady to be written. So I ended up working on a non-fiction book that demanded my attention. Maybe next year. In the meantime, I'm grateful for the insights that led me to drop the one b...