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  • Hello, Sharni, I don't know if I'm exactly what you're looking for, but I'm happy to help out in any way I can. 1) Like some of your other respondents, I am a publis...
  • Jenne' thanks for sharing your thoughts on blogging - very helpful. What would you say is a good word count for an essay on a blog? I've heard anywhere from 500-5,000...
  • Last reply by Jenny Turner
    I wrote an essay today and posted it on my blog.  Read it here or go to an end.  All eyes up front.  Our school principal is a slender woman with a modernized bee hive hairdo and an...
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  • Betty Hafner posted a reply
    Thanks so much for that, Carol. As you can see I don't remember to look at my SheWrites messages very often! I don't want my delay to suggest that I'm not extremely grateful for you taking the time to write a review. Hope your writing is going well.
  • Juanita Davis-King posted a reply
    You know what, I am having trouble on this sight. I can't find my entire "My She Writes", for instance, I can't locate the prompt that allows us to write a knew article.
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    The Farm By George Benda This is an eye-opening and p...wake up in time to keep our civil liberties and our modern life as we knew it intact?...for everyone who is worried about the state of our modern world and is ready to take...


  • I was very interested in this post because I just finished my MFA on Aug. 6. Since my reasons for pursuing the MFA were somewhat different from those cited here, it’s...
  • Awesome advice, Kimberly and thank you!  Currently, I'm reading Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass now and it's been extremely helpful.  Wishing you the best of luck!
  • Laurel Davis Huber commented on lara vapnyar's article Bad.
    Lara, Do not feel bad, ever. You are in good company. Did you see the brutal review of Lorrie Moore's new book in the New York Times? I'm sure Ms. Moore had a few martinis when she read it - and it must be extremely tough when you have been so highly praised in the past....