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Realizing a Dream

by Katie O’Sullivan

On Becoming an Author

In the beginning, it was Charlie’s fault. He knew I’d always wanted to be an author.

That I kept at it was due to my own stubborn nature, and the fact that I’ve wanted to write a book since I read my first Bobbsey Twin mystery.

Cover of Unfolding the Shadows

Available Oct. 1, 2009

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Getting an Agent is a Community Effort

by Kathleen O’Keefe Kanavos

On Rewrites & Securing an Agent

Writing a book is like having a baby. It took me two years and nine drafts to get my child noticed. Raising that child to become successful can be a community effort.

My baby is SURVIVING CANCERLAND: The Psychic Aspects of Healing. My book is about my journey through breast cancer, survival and recurrence.

The community that helped me “send it off” was the Cape Cod Writers Center and CapeWomenOnline Magazine. It all started with courses I took at the Writer’s Conferences at Craigsville, Pitching your Work to an Agent, and culminated at a cocktail party hosted by the Writer’s Center to introduce Cape writers to New York literary agents. Continued

Good Intentions

Poem by Nikole Jalbert

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Getting Published: From Idea to Reality

by Olivia H. Miller

Yoga Deck

This is a story about getting published, complete with the usual twists and turns, along with some life lessons I hope you’ll find helpful and inspirational.

Getting published can be a discouraging, lonely business. Sometimes it’s easier to give up. Don’t! Continued

Book Review of Still Alice

by Pat Bertschy

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Celebrating the tactile pleasure of the printed page and the intimacy of the spoken word

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