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  • Since my novel came out (The Night Counter, Three Rivers Press 2010), it has gotten ve...on't love to hear themselves talk, putting them into a weird split personality mode. As an example of the marketi...
  • I think you can now also have Amazon prepare your manuscript for Kindle. This appears to be a free service. You send them your manuscript. They format for e-book. I think the split for sales is 70/30 (70 to the author).
  • I totally agree with you, Zetta. (Sorry, Jim.) In normal speech, we often start sentences with conjunctions and often use sentence fragments. It's often necessary to use both to maintain a character's rhythm. However, confusing preposition references and split infinitives drive me nuts as an editor.
  • That's it Lynnette. It's sort of like parenting. Your faith in the unseen has to keep alive. You must know your completed "draft" is progressing, (your grown child) and so by inches you keep on without proof. 
  • Hmm. Married? Divorced? children grown? Never had children? I still don't get a sense of who what drives her.  I know this may seem dufus, but the more I personally r...
  • I did indeed, finally discover the perfect spot for me! It took traveling 600 miles from my permanent residence in Texas and moving into a condo, which sits alongside...
  • Julie, Great post, and the photos that came with it! I'm a split personality when it comes to writing. For my commissioned/paid work; film reviews, book reviews and ex...
  • 'You never really know how other writers do it' - true, but I love to know. In my case, I split the revisions into manageable tasks and then prioritising. I know, for...
  • Crystal Walton commented on her article How to Overcome Brokenness
    Thanks, Clene. Yes, absolutely, we all walk through brokenness. It tears at my heart to watch it take up residence in people's lives. That's one of the reasons I write - to give hope to the hopeless. 
  • What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open. (Muriel Rukeyser)