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  • Started by Emily Lackey
    Last reply by Andi Buchanan
    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 Emily Lackey
    Last reply by Toni D. Weymouth
    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 Emily Lackey
    Last reply by E. A. Hennessy
    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 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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  • Maybe this helps? In my experience, what you get is all in the negotiation. I've seen ghostwriters break the mold when they were told, "that never happens," or "that's...
  • Started by D. L. King
    Last reply by Carol Griffin
    Hi Spec Fic writers and thank you Ripley for allowing me to join the group. I'm editing an erotic Steampunk anthology for Cleis Press; the call for submissions follows...
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  • Good question! I am not sure what the standard is for this. I have a manuscript where I am using snippets of song lyrics as chapter titles. I sent an email to the band...
  • I've attended a couple of classes -- don't know if you have them in your area -- offered by San Diego Writers, Ink and led by an actual literary agent, who deconstruct...
  • Usually publishers and authors get about the same piece of the pie. The bulk goes to the bookstore, the next-biggest chunk to the distributor. Usually the author and t...
  • Started by Andrea Adams
    Last reply by Bethany Rogers
    As a n00b, I was just wondering if there's some sort of standard writers try and hew to when cranking out pages daily. Is 5 pages a decent average? Ten? Is it totally arbitrary? Thanks for the help!
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