Letters And Comments for 11/16/2016

Letters And Comments for 11/16/2016


From Backpacker To Travel Writer By Sue King

This is so exciting. I love travelling and once my writing business becomes more stable I will be a pilgrim just like you





Oooooh! Getting PAID to Eavesdrop! by Jeanine DeHoney

What an insightful, delightful article. Thank you!

Pamela Allegretto
Bridge of Sighs and Dreams
Nazi-occupied Rome sets the stage for Bridge of Sighs and
Dreams, where the lives of two women collide in an arena of
deception, greed, and sacrifice.


You’re so right! Some of my best ideas have come from snatches of conversation overheard in coffee shops, restaurants, laundromats (doing the laundry in these places doesn’t have to be boring), women’s bathrooms — well, in public! I keep a notepad and jot them down. Sometimes the best things come from hearing the least. As a fiction writer, I love coming up with “the rest of the story.” Thanks for a great post!






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At this moment, thousands of would-be authors are slaving away on their keyboards, dreaming of literary success. But their efforts won’t count for much. Of all those manuscripts, trade book editors will sign up only a slim fraction.

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