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  • Started by Amy Jo Sprague
    To go beyond myself and my own disabilities, I decided to get inside the pain and stor...ling to step out of myself and feel for another--to get out of that "my world" mode all the time.
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  • I have never been able to work with a daily word count over my head.  I usually write...ew pages to remember where I was before I start again.  I am stuck in re-write mode on my first book.  I don't kn...
  • Started by Tonya Plank
    Hi you guys, I'm writing to ask for advice on dealing with a foreign press that's requested a copy of my self-published novel for possible publication. I exhibited at...
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  • Donna Bryson posted a status
    I was halfway through “Homegoing” before I began to connect with it. As Yaw, a histor...dependence. Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in America. I suspect Yaw was modeled on her father, of whom she...
  • Anne Leigh Parrish posted a status
    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...
  • Donna Bryson posted a status
    I was halfway through “Homegoing” before I began to connect with it. As Yaw, a histor...dependence. Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in America. I suspect Yaw was modeled on her father, of whom she...

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  • Isn't self-loathing a form of vanity... at its cruelest, perhaps, but... it's still all about  "I" and "me".  If vanity is our "inner princess", then self-loathing is...
  • I get you there, Melanie. Many years ago, when I was working on a different project, I wrote a fan letter to Pat Conroy and asked him how to write about family without...
  • "That's why we write'.  So many reasons for that one,  but this post certainly points out a main one.  One of the great pleasures for an author is seeing how the same...