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Website: http://aspenreallife.com
Location: Aspen
Members: 296
Latest Activity: Feb 19

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Hi and welcome to group of Aspiring Writers. As a travel writer I have been quite busy writing for my blog, Aspen Real Life, but check in as much as possible to see what you are all up to. Come by and say hello. Also,  find me on Twitter and Facebook.

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New here

Started by Sarah Ellen Coiner Feb 19. 0 Replies

I'm Sarah, and yes, I'm always writing some kind of Christian novel. Everything is on my thumb drive, nothing has been published. My writing blog is…Continue

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Writers' Rumpus blog & 2 writer-themed giveaways

Started by Marianne Knowles Sep 13, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I just joined Mom Bloggers. I manage a group blog, Writers' Rumpus, with a focus on writing and illustrating for…Continue

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Happy Birthday to Me Giveaway

Started by Cynthia Tolbert-Wilson Mar 30, 2013. 0 Replies

By this time of the year, we are more than ready for the tilting of the Earth that heralds the spring equinox and better weather. It’s a promise that summer will soon be here.…Continue

Writing & The Road to Publishing

Started by Shana Johnson. Last reply by Rhonda Fischer Jan 2, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi Moms,I own a independent book publishing company and I was thinking about starting some video online sessions or a video online writing group for those who are writing and want some input or want…Continue

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Comment by Naomi de la Torre on October 27, 2010 at 1:19pm
Welcome, Carla!! Great to meet you. Looking forward to reading your blog and other publications. Do you work for Houston Parents Mag? I live in Dallas!

http://organicmotherhoodwithcoolwhip.com/
Comment by Carla Jansen on October 27, 2010 at 12:17pm
I just joined another writing group, but I think this is where I actually belong...I'm hoping (dreaming, trying desperately) to write (and have published) some books for children. I have had some articles published and done some other freelance work, but I really want to contribute to the children's book market. I haven't blogged much about writing--it's kind of been my secret hobby that I don't usually announce until I know someone well! :) Maybe I should change that! I'm enjoying reading blogs from this group and getting to know some of you through your writing about writing.
--Carla

www.jollyjansen.blogspot.com
www.HoustonParentsMagazine.com
Comment by Julie McGuire on October 26, 2010 at 10:37pm
Look forward to catching up with blogs tonight! Please check out my latest at:
www.sospouse.blogspot.com
I'm so busy creating a new website....have any writers out there sent children off to college?
Comment by Margot Finke on October 26, 2010 at 10:36pm
Poindexter, perhaps if you do with your brain, what I do with my writing when the plot and the story I am writing become tangled and difficult to work through - put it all aside and forget about it for at least a month. I then find something fun to do that has nothing to do with that story. Maybe begin a new and different story, take a short trip and relax, or get out in my garden and weed up a storm - it usually needs attention form me.

And if your anger is about something other than your writingn then sort through it and find answers. Banging your head against a wall of anger only hurts your head - the wall stays just fine!! Once you have a handle on your anger you may be surprised at how fast everything else falls into place - including the story you were writing.

May you gain peace and contentment ASAP + the strength to survive until you do.

Books for Kids - manuscript Critiques
http://www.margotfinke.com.
Comment by Cj Poindexter on October 26, 2010 at 9:58pm
Hey guys. Please visit my latest blog and comment. I am "stuck" . I know what I should be working on...but I'm just not taking the leap. Any advice would be appreciative. http://killsuperwoman.blogspot.com
Comment by Mayra Calvani on October 25, 2010 at 3:11pm
Check out my blog and find out what's going on this week at the National Writing for Children Center.

Radio shows with children's authors
Article: Book Club Benefits
Book giveaway and much more!

If you love children's books or are a children's writer, be sure to check it out!

http://mayrassecretbookcase.blogspot.com/
Comment by Cj Poindexter on October 24, 2010 at 10:17pm
Alysia - loved your last two posts. They were so moving.
Peryl - great advice on giving advice.
Heading over to Mayra right now.

Posted something new on http://killsuperwoman.blogspot.com
Comment by Wife on the Roller Coaster on October 24, 2010 at 4:02pm
Thanks Deana! And thank you so much for leaving a comment! :)

Mayra, I'm off to check it out. I've submitted poems to other children's magazines with no luck. Maybe it's time to try my luck again!
Comment by Mayra Calvani on October 23, 2010 at 3:28pm
Hi all,

I was happy to find out that Stories for Children Magazine will be reopening its doors in April 2011. Submissions are now open for poems, stories, articles, etc.

More info on my blog, Mayra's Secret Bookcase.

Thanks!
Mayra
Comment by Deana Barnhart on October 23, 2010 at 10:46am
Wife on a Roller Coaster, congrats on your blogging for PBS! I just read your post and I loved reading it!
 

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