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  • Started by Lissa Brown
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    Hi, I made a decision to write using a pseudonym to protect my partner's job and the privacy of my neighbors in a lesbian/gay community in a very conservative area of...
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  • Started by yvette managan
    Last reply by Robert Edward Fahey
    Time Passes My stepfather died June 14th, the same day my older brother died years before, the same day my young half-sisters were born several decades earlier. Pop d...
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  • Hello All. Thank you for messaging me Sara. I had no idea I needed to press the secret FOLLOW button. I'm more than a bit technically challenged, which is making it di...


  • christie nelson posted a status
    The Keys to the Kingdom Finding Place in Historical Fiction When your eyes glaze ov...ronze mythical animals are situated above the entry way. Julia Morgan’s 1937 remodel of the façade and gold lobby...
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    Part 4: Women Are Not Rehabilitation Centers for Broken Men I’ve heard many Black Men profess, “I want a ride or die.” What exactly does this mean? Well, the origin...
  • Anne Leigh Parrish posted a status
    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...


  • Amira Abu Bakr commented on her article Picking up the pieces
    Mel thank you for sharing. "bringing everything to the surface" really hit a nerve with me..... There are some issues that keep resurfacing when I write, I am too afraid to addre...
  • Laura, I love this: "Amazing how much authenticity and inner authority rise to the surface when there isn't a constant barrage of external comparisons." YES, YES, YES. I feel the same every time I unplug. 
  • Congratulations and my thanks to those before me who have paved the way, shown direction and vision, and given so much of themselves to help all of us!