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  • Pride and envy seem to be two sides of the same coin. Pride is actually weakness covered by a thin, coppery patina of acceptability. As is envy. The two manifest typ...
  • I am not ashamed of my work -being that it is pure erotica -I just don't like the judgements. When people find out they act like erotica is the worst thing ever and se...
  • I especially appreciate the question and answer about combining so many voices - intimate, social-political, psychological - as women who write and think we do this all the time. Brava to Peggy for writing in this mega-voice and to Elline for putting the spotlight on it.
  • I've been thinking about the first tip, treating your book like a product not a baby, for some time now. I think this is an important step in moving away from being an...
  • Hi there!  What a relief to receive this in my e-mail inbox today, after my own struggles as a rape survivor, and one who has faced the negativity that comes with goin...
  • What a rich article! It has so many great points, and I find myself thinking about all of the characters in my psychological mystery and seeing how their motives work!...
  • So many great tips! Treating Twitter like a cocktail party is the way to go! Facebook fan pages can be a wonderful spot for more focused conversation (although I find...
  • Hi Gayle, What electrifies me right now in my writing, is the quest to understand the human capacity for evil. I never thought I'll write a psychological thriller but...
  • Thank you Gemma. Succinct and right on the money advice for me today. I especially like the idea of treating the job of being a writer with the respect it deserves!!
  • Thanks for letting us in on your Big Day, Marci! Congratulations! I look forward to picking up a copy of The Lake House, getting a mug of coffee and a snack, and treating myself this Mother's Day to a nice long read :)