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  • I’ve just read all the comments here with my hands shaking and my stomach churning the...held about my mother and my own origins since childhood. Hmm, yup, whiny brat mode achieved… but seriously, I th...
  • Beautiful! So beautifully said! Thank you. As a journaling teacher for over three deca...hear our voices and words, drops us into a listening, reflective-contemplative mode wherein we are received. Rece...
  • "Writing is a skill, a craft, a discipline, and a talent; it is not therapy, though it does have the power to heal. ". It certainly does have the power to heal--I wrot...
  • Wow, thank you all for your comments. It does seem like it's a personal preference rather than a generation thing. I learned to type when I was training to be a secret...
  • Wow, Paula & Cate, you wrote more than I did! Thank you for your wonderfully personal and pertinent contributions to the topic. I can identify with both of your ex...
  • Thank you for this - it's really useful. I have just begun to submit personal essays to the USA from the UK and this is a real gift!
  • Sarah, It's definitely nothing personal, the radio silence, and the courtesy email is key! Imagine that you have literally 500+ queries in your Inbox. For every ten y...
  • 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...
  • Kamy, I admire your spirit and your energy. I too am always scrambling for time with my 5-year-old and my many writing and reading projects but I would like to join yo...
  • Dear Deborah, First, congrats with your babies birth and thanks for offering this tender post up for critique, admitting to the feelings you had/have is brave and the...