Inspiring article – read it and WRITE.

Had to share this inspiring article by Shawn Vestal, sent over by our newest advisory board member, NYC-based literary agent Renee Zuckerbrot.  Shawn’s debut collection, Godforsaken Idaho, was published earlier this month–check out his wonderful essay on The Quivering Pen (link below). Did this ever happen to you? I will admit, I was frantic about […]

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Announcing a winner

Like most of the rest of the world (at least the ones who still have electricity) I have been following the Olympics.  It has been brutal to watch the few judging glitches: Japan regaining a few points in gymnastics and bumping the Ukraine down a notch, or the Greek racisim disqualification bumping people up (“I […]

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Freelance Writing with Kids, Pros & Cons

Cons of Freelance Writing with Kids •  Children interrupt: whether intentionally or not, if they are around, they will need you every 5-10 minutes, or when they’re older, every hour. And when they are not there, often you’ll catch yourself wondering what they are doing. Or worse, school calls. Your writing may reflect these constant breaks. […]

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