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  • When the writing gets tough,when my imagination takes a hike and my process goes into a coma, when I can't bear to stare at that damned half-filled screen anymore -- t...
  • Hello Nissa, I believe that we need solitary-ness (interaction free, family compliance) because as writers we are often trying to play catch up, and get in all the wri...
  • this part of your essay really resonated with me, "it was a luxury to have someone i could talk to about anything and everything, no waiting." Yes.   I think as writer...
  • @Cardyn, yes, I have the same concerns. I saw Jeff Bezos on GMA yesterday saying that he believes print media will one day become a luxury item, and I'm sure he's righ...
  • I agree that men (particularly white men) tend to take for granted that people listen to what they say & that what they say is right (even when it isn't). Women do...
  • My path has been long and bumpy.  2 agents and a long list of major publishers later (who all passed), what I've learned is that my book was pitched too soon; I needed...
  • It sounds more like you ran into a very unprofessional, emotionally disturbed publisher than failing at your pitch. It takes guts to pitch in front of an audience. I d...
  • Kamy, thank you for your diligence and for your passion! The publishing world is just madness to me and I've often considered changing my name to James Lauck to see wh...
  • I'm still figuring this out, and it seems to change. In warmer months, it's under a tree in Central Park with my laptop. I'm so looking forward to that being an option...
  • Robin, I hear what you're saying, but I'm not really sure why you thought I was attacking Harlequin as vigorously as you seem to think I was. I claimed that they give...