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  • Started by Sagarika Pandey
    Last reply by Sagarika Pandey
    This is something I was inspired to discuss about when Tracy left a comment on the group page initiating this discussion.So what really is something to give a thought...
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  • I love Panera Bread!  Not sure that I could concentrate there, though.  I'd always be thinking about what to eat next.  Same with places like Starbucks and other wifi-...
  • Two years ago, I was working on a manuscript I started for Nanowrimo and I was really excited about it. I decided I would begin showing chapters of it to my writers gr...
  • Started by Jenny Hayes
    Last reply by Brooke Warner
    A few calls back I talked to Brooke about feeling unsure if my manuscript was REALLY ready to send out/query agents, and she recommended hiring someone to do a manuscr...
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  • Began ruminating over words like motivation, inspiration and deadlines. I wonder how these effect or budge the writer's inclination to put away the other interferences...
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  • Regina, good points: "what motivated you to write THIS novel.  Why this genre?  Why this story?  Why the urgency, if any to finish" Jannette, if you can answer these questions, it'll help motivate you. If you can't, then finding the answers will clarify the things you need to make it a better book.
  • I was lucky some years ago to be introduced to my "agents" by my mentor. Even though at that time it was in the realm of photography there was still a "publishing" asp...
  • Started by Jannette Eng
    Last reply by Jannette Eng
    My first draft of my novel took me nearly two years and it's a hot mess.  I decided to start over pretty much from scratch.  Oh and it's a historical novel, so I'm doi...
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  • Hi Kelly, I just read this post.  Rejection can be a good thing....motivates us to keep going.  This is an important story to be shared...It is yours.  Even though we...
  • Hi Kitty! thanks for your reply. It is good to hear that others do not know what to do with "social media!" But like anything, we learn. I really like SW, it has many...