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  • Housework is first to go, quickly followed by watching over the dinner (writing mode equals burnt dinners in my house), with Very Bad Parenting running close behind. Oh life is so much easier when I'm writing! Nothing really matters then except the next word falling on the page!
  • I also call myself a wanna-be writer. I’ve been working on a novel for a little more than a year, and I’m currently stuck in edit/re-edit mode. Considering the time, and my...
  • Thank you, Sherelle. You're right, I'm in the birth mode... this is my first baby and I suppose it's natural to be so nervous. How exciting that you are having your "launch" next month. I'll b...


  • Diana Y. Paul posted a status
    I LOVE movies, television, art and theater almost as much as I love writing. I feel both are interdependent and watching other writers' stories as well as reading them makes me learn more about the craft of writing. Through my blog, I hope to share my love of media and art.
  • Lucinda J. Clark posted a status
    I have been watching the great programming at ALTA43. Here is a great session on translation contracts. @ALTA43
  • Linda Weaver Clarke posted a status
    HISTORICAL ROMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA! Chivalry, Adventure, and Romance! Sir Walter Scott was one of the first authors to popularize this genre when he wrote Ivanhoe. Histor...


  • My grandfather, James Gray, and actually my father as a young boy also, and the Fitzgeralds lived on Green Street in St. Paul, Minnesota. Anecdotal tidbit, unconfirmab...
  • Good strong images reflecting a deep sensitivity to those around you. I see that you write from your heart. The images roll almost like watching a film.
  • Performing on stage! Have you ever died on stage? Gone completely BLANK ... it feels like an eternity but invariably it's  only a few seconds and the audience don't ev...