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Aliki's Latest Blogs

Oct.09.2012 - 7:32 am
I am drowning in grading. The only way to make it go away is to get it done, yet I seem unable to make much progress these days. I have a lot on my mind, and it’s easy to get...
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Sep.13.2012 - 7:56 am
in this query-letter journey, that is. When I wrote Ficus Way I didn’t have any idea how someone actually went about getting work published. I knew about submitting to...
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Aug.06.2012 - 4:57 pm
My novel sits with an agent now, awaiting judgment. I think about it often, and in my spare time compose little poem-like notes and letters to it. This is the second one, and...
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Aug.05.2012 - 6:27 pm
Right after I graduated college I started a series of temporary jobs. Living so close to Washington, D.C. meant there were endless possibilities for finding temporary work through...
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Comments from Aliki

Aug.06.2012 - 4:49 pm
In response to: I think I can
Thank you, Nancy. I think the riding clicked with her yesterday! As for me, I pulled a tendon running and have to take...
Mar.01.2012 - 7:07 am
In response to: Letter to my book
Thank you, Tom, for that lovely postcard...food for my soul to live on.   Eva, thank you so much!
Feb.24.2012 - 10:40 am
In response to: Letter to my book
Oh, thanks so much for your comment. I remain hopeful--I don't know how to be anything else! Congratulations on your...
Feb.23.2012 - 7:01 am
In response to: Letter to my book
Thank you so much for your comment...I submitted the manuscript to a big first novel contest and no news is, as almost...
Jul.15.2010 - 4:54 pm
In response to: Rough patch
Thanks, Susan and Sue, for your comments.That note on my iPod was a lifeline for certain--thrown out to me during a...