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james-buchanan's picture
Jan.09.2009
When I think back to enduring the pain of cancer treatment and the intensity of it there are two memories that come instantly to mind. The first is while enduring the pain of radiation I sat down to write my two young children each a letter in case I died during surgery or some other area of...
wen-scott's picture
Jan.08.2009
Elizabeth Stark likens the act of writing to an olympian practicing for the big meet, the contest, the personal best. A writer is alone at the keyboard, and the meet itself becomes what..... the agent's response to a query, the publisher's contract you've finally landed? Is it the reviews, the...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.08.2009
Here I am on page 217.  I'm behind schedule a bit, but I've annexed Saturday and Sunday into the revision days.  That's okay.  No children at the house then.  No plumbing to deal with until the following Tuesday.  I'm cruising along, though, finding myself doing a great deal of original writing. ...
lindee-rochelle's picture
Jan.08.2009
  Publishing’s Death Knell Premature Timing is Everything: for savvy authors the time is 2009 LinDee Rochelle I once held an essay competition with a required theme: New Beginnings. That term has been bantered about for 2009 more than any other recent year in memory. It’s no wonder. We’re all fed...
cynthia-w-gentry's picture
Jan.07.2009
With the deadline for What Women Really Want in Bed about two months away, I've officially entered panic mode. I did get a good start last Saturday during a cafe writing date with my co-author, Dana Fredsti, but I spent the first half hour waiting for my laptop to boot up. This afternoon, my son...
cat-connor's picture
Jan.07.2009
Sometimes in life, we come across things that alter our paths drastically. Taking us from what we know and dumping us in the midst of the great unknown. Recently being asked how I came up with the Butterfly Foundation as a cause for my main character led to this post. To live with someone who is...
margay-roberge's picture
Jan.07.2009
I am the guest over at the Happily Ever After blog today. Come read my post for a little insight into what happens after the sale and for an excerpt from my debut novel, Nora's Soul. http://ashleyladd.blogspot.com/2009/01/guest-blogger-author-margay-leah.... Hope to see you there! Margay Leah...
margay-roberge's picture
Jan.06.2009
My first review for Nora's Soul was posted on The Deadly Vixens blog. I would love for you to check it out: http://www.thedeadlyvixens.com/2009/01/book-of-week-noras-soul.html Hope to see you there! Margay Leah Justicehttp://margayleahjustice.com
delana-ra-dameron's picture
Jan.06.2009
I want to start a conversation, please. So I started this body of work about the Palestinian struggle back in early 2006. Some of you have heard or read snippets of this work as it has developed over the years. A friend of mine told me he has been thinking about me and Palestine over the last...
margay-roberge's picture
Jan.06.2009
I am the guest blogger at Fresh Fiction. Today only, stop by and comment for your chance to win a copy of the first book in the Dante Chronicles series, Nora's Soul. http://freshfiction.com/blog/2009/01/margay-leah-justice-from-conception... Hope to see you there! Margay Leah Justice