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  • Hi Joanne! So glad to hear from you. We can share our books for review by simply emailing out the PDF version or an excerpt to the person who will do the review. My 12...
  • Great post, Maria!  Here's a tip I stumbled on for memoir writers:  I took some juicy paragraphs from my Introduction that were all "I," "I," "I" and put them on the b...
  • Do you remember summer reading lists? At the end of each school year, we would get a list of 32 books, all classics, (for some reason that number sticks in my brain) a...
  • I am happy to hear that SheWrites is so careful with editing before publishing.  I have downloaded a number of supposedly 4star novels from new writers at Amazon, and...
  • Took a look at the rest.  It's hard to tell who is talking. The major issue is as I said below: No paragraphs when someone new is speaking, no paragraphs at all, no quotation marks and you jump from character to character. I would clean all that up then post it again. Hope that helps!
  • Amazing and interesting, as always, m'dear :) However, I did happen to notice the dialogue struggles... Grammatically, when closing quotes, unless you are using an exc...
  • Erika
    This is a great letter, thank you for posting. It also reads as a great writing prompt. I especially like the first and third paragraphs. Often I am encouraged to 'gro...
  • As I created my blog I read articles about blogging and they recommended picking one theme/topic and sticking to it pretty closely. This is what I've tried to do over...
  • I am so impressed with writers who can keep track of things they write in notebooks. Lined notebooks and nice pens were my favorite childhood possessions and I still t...
  • Hi Caitlyn, Looks like we have similar styles while in the midst of writing the first draft.  I always read the previous day's written pages at the beginning of the n...