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  • My novel will be published by Plume/Penguin in about a year. This is the query that worked: Dear [Agent Name]: JULIA'S CHILD is my 80,000 word comedic novel, for any...
  • Yes, agents not publishers. She asked for Little A.'s submission "history". I like the longer version better, but I queried at 500. She's a long-standing member of SCB...
  • This is going to sound so horrible but I don't like holidays at all, this is how I justify being left alone. Most of them are just made up but since I live in a family...

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    Hi Jane, Your profile has many similar elements to mine. I relate to your journey and love the idea of your midlife blog. I will check it out. I'm trying to get a blog...
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    Part 4: Women Are Not Rehabilitation Centers for Broken Men I’ve heard many Black Men profess, “I want a ride or die.” What exactly does this mean? Well, the origin...

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  • Great article, all makes sense. How likely is it to get grant funded for a project if u have never been published. I have a project and clear intentions set, but don't know where to start.
  • When I taught creative writing I told my students that their critiques of one another's work would also be helpful.  If they couldn't be helpful, then they should ask...
  • My first reaction to this news was also disappointment, but it was quickly replaced by admiration and a silent, "you go, girl!" as you take this path.Obviously, Brooke...