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Sunday, April 17, 2011
Good News for Women Who are Writing About Their Families
I've just gotten the word that women who are writing family-related stories — whether histories, memoirs or novels based on real life — will have a great resource come September when Key Publishing House introduces:
The anthology of how-to articles offering practical advice is being co-edited by Carol Smallwood and Suzann Holland and will feature my article titled Family Secrets: How to Reveal What Matters Without Getting Sued, or Shunned. The book is already available for pre-order on Amazon.
Just out of curiosity, how many of you out there are currently writing stories related to family? If so, what are you writing about?
I'm a writing junkie looking for other writing junkies who are in this gig for the cool of it. People striving to be better writers because that's where their minds fly. I've accrued any number of writing credentials: author of "Growing Great Characters From the Ground Up: A Thorough Primer for the Writers of Fiction and Nonfiction"; writer of short stories published in Watchword, the Berkeley Fiction Review, Iconoclast and other literary journals; journalist of hundreds of articles for such publications as the Chicago Tribune and Inside Karate Magazine; playwright of a play produced in Hollywood. But what I'm looking to create now is a safe haven for writers where they can forget the brutality of the publishing world for awhile and help one another jump literature to a new level. If you're that person, or would like to be, welcome.