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  • Started by Lisa Kathryn
    Last reply by Lisa Kathryn
    I understand that copyright laws protect all forms of my curricula and books. But how can copyrights really protect digital materials, eBooks, PDF files, etc? From wh...
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  • Started by Annalee
    Oh Great Spirit, I am feeling so vulnerable My heart is beating so fast, I am trying to be courageous, Yet feel I’m letting it go. Oh Great Bear, Mother to all. I am...
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  • Hi Neely, Thanks for writing about your experiences so honestly. I've never had to face any trauma per se. I live a protected life (knock on wood). I am really sorry a...
  • Started by Jenny Steffan
    Are you a homeowner in California? Do you fear losing your home through foreclosure or late mortgage payment? Then worry no more as Estavillo foreclosure law will take...
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  • Nancy, you bring up some wonderful points here. I share some of the same questions you do about what is good to share publicly before a book is accepted/published... o...
  • I find I put a lot of myself in my characters, but not necessarily in the "usual" way. Granted, I write about black or interracial women who are plus-size--just like m...
  • Started by Sabrina Lamb
    Last reply by Sabrina Lamb
    MY GLAMOUROUS WRITER’S LIFE You're So Vain, You Probably Think My Book Is About You; Don't You? Don't You? Don't You? By Sabrina Lamb             When you become a wor...
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  • There's a world of difference between reading to an audience -- that's marketing -- and the actual work of writing --  that's hard work.  I wouldn't even begin to comp...
  • Great discussion ! I agree with the password protection idea for obvious reasons.  Beyond that, however, and I unfortunately don't have any written citations to share,...
  • Hi! This topic is near and dear to my heart. My memoir, Bastard Husband: A Love Story, chronicles my first year alone in Las Vegas after a midlife divorce from a man w...