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  • Hi everyone.  I'm new here, but Sara and I have been internet writing pals for several...the early phases of a new chapter of my life, and so am not in heavy literary mode these days, but I look forwar...
  • That's not an elementary question at all. Getting started isn't hard for me because wh...k in the voice of a child for a few pages. Something about shifting OUT of the mode I'm working in gets me intere...
  • Posting this for Cece so it's in introductions:  Hi everyone.  I'm new here, but Sar...the early phases of a new chapter of my life, and so am not in heavy literary mode these days, but I look forwar...
  • Jennifer--I've been thinking about the question in the header of this discussion since...up is a straw dog. Who really thinks about motherhood in a Leave it to Beaver mode anymore? To pretend that you...
  • Started by Sakki selznick
    Last reply by Milana Marsenich
    I have a novel that is, well, I would probably call it literate, but at a writers' conference I attended when I was writing it, one editor called it literary, one call...
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  • Started by Jenny Steffan
    Depending on the genre of music you're playing, learning how to play the double bass can be a challenging task. It requires a lot of practice, but even small gains can...
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  • Started by Nicole Cruz
    Last reply by Beatrice Watson
    I'm new to shewrites and I am really very happy to be a part of it. I am business major and I have just found my passion for writing. Eager to share some of my works to all of you.
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  • Hi, Kathleen- I also started in the 90's and my agent couldn't sell my first book, either. We parted ways. I had better luck submitting directly to publishers who acc...
  • Hi Everyone! I just joined the group and I'm excited to correspond with other writers working on flash fiction/short forms. I'm also excited by the writing assignment...
  • This wasn't difficult as I buy lots of books by women. But recently: Away, by Amy Bloom Angeology by Danielle Trussoni A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You, also b...