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  • The topic of authenticity seems to be cropping up all over the place. Granted I do a lot of reading and research on areas where authenticity would be likely to be a fr...
  • yes, Marisel, brave of you to confess your horrors and doubts.  If you can believe the following, I've been an author all my life with 12 books--novels, inc. mysteries...
  • Thank you for sharing the history and news of rebirth of Trivia, Renate. I am From western mass originally and was excited to hear about a feminist journal started so near where I grew up. Can't wait to check out Trivia!
  • I mention a few small towns in my memoir, Know that I have Lived, self-published in early Nov. via Amazon's CreateSpace. I wrote about being a political action committ...
  • Hi Brooke, hope you don't mind me commenting again, all of the comments have been great.  One thing authors might consider focusing on more strongly is the idea of bei...
  • Wow, Julie, this a wonderful post, and a timely one for me. I spent the last six years being a long-distance caregiver and writing about it. During that time I'd step...
  • I'm not sure if this would apply to queries sent, Jane. I'm not sure what the protocol is for inquiring about queries. I conducted my experiment on literary journals to which I had submitted short stories. Anyone else want to weigh in on mass market publications?
  • The rule I most often hear misused involves the use of fewer and less.  I hear it misused everywhere, from advertisements to sports commentators, to NPR guests and hos...
  • I'm sorry, am I reading something wrong? It is only the Top 10 part of the list that includes no women (which, of course, STILL seems incredibly wrong), but this post...
  • I traditionally published for over 32 years with a variety of publishers and hated not having control and getting 4-18% royalties; no accountability, either...now all...