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  • That's not an elementary question at all. Getting started isn't hard for me because wh...k in the voice of a child for a few pages. Something about shifting OUT of the mode I'm working in gets me intere...
  • Started by Emily Lackey
    Last reply by June O\'Hara
    This is what I don't understand. How does one become a writer? And when do you bec...leave in due time. If that doesn't work, try the toilet, or in French, ca'mode. Toilet or Ca'mode means to refresh the body, wh...
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  • Started by Cece Box
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    Hi All, Sara suggested I put this question to the group.  Like many of you, apparentl...s, "Santa, Won't You Bring Me a Valentine?"   It's kind of in the "santa baby" mode. Wouldn't you know it - it ac...
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    MISTAKEN It was almost closing time when struggling to get my card out of my wallet, I walked in. The attendant looked deeply into my eyes with concern and asked, “Wh...
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    To shore or not to shore? That's the #FoodFic question: https://bookfare.blogspot.com/2018/08/foodfic-tilt-whirl-chris-grabenstein.html
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    In her Pioneer Girl, novelist Bich Minh Nguyen offers us Lee, a protagonist who is both a thief and a literary sleuth. The morally complex detectives of the best myste...

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  • Quick comments concerning questions #3 and #4. Number 3 -...Writers. All writers need to have a mentor, a role model and an advocate. The three a...d others times we learn. Often when in the teaching mode, we learn. When in the learni...
  • As a newer writer (past five years) and mom of two young children, I have to credit the non-writers in my life for giving me the space to do this. Just today, my husba...
  • I really appreciate your thoughtfulness and savvy on the creative and business sides of publishing. Having now been in a back to the drawing board with my agent on a m...