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  • Great post, and glad for such positive results. I just went through this process as well. Started with a list of about 15. Three very "long shots" did not respond. (I...
  • Ouch...and you make great points. As an author who also reviews books, I've made it my policy to take a pass on books that I don't like unless, as you point out, there...
  • This is an important topic and the posts here are a really valuable contribution to it. I would only add that creative writing - of whatever form it takes - is a trave...
  • Thanks Kamy, for this excellent post. As another example of how co-operation on a book can work, I'd like to share my own experience with Gaza: Beneath the Bombs, publ...
  • Tayari, I have to agree with you. And say that NaNoWriMo is part of the reason that my novel is NOT yet finished. I had started my novel Willa in 2005... then after a...
  • It's Deborah here.  As an addendum to this post, I wanted to reprint a message via EMILY's List: I invite you to visit WeSupportGabby.com, where you can directly se...
  • I find it difficult to start talking about my book as well.  My book is very personal and very tragic.  Some people have said they found it difficult to read because i...
  • What a wonderful idea! Thanks My fan page for both professional and personal toad kissing   http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Art-of-Toad-Kissing/162382087182925?sk=wall
  • I'm curious whether you think it was jumping to a kind of entrepreneurial space - rather than a personal creative one - was in any way an issue?
  • If you want to make up stories, write fiction and leave memoir alone.  If you want to write memoir, then invest your writing with your personal truth. Just make sure y...