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The #iamsubject Project with Diane DeBella

The #iamsubject Project with Diane DeBella

Join the #iamsubject project! Diane DeBella, our Site Sponsor through June 5, 2014, is launching the #iamsubject Project inviting girls and women to participate in increasing awareness of the need for girls and women to stay subject of their own lives. She is inviting you to write your own #iamsubject story on your blog or […]

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Guardian Books’ Claire Armistead interviews Barbara Taylor Bradford and Sheila Heti

Guardian Books’ Claire Armistead interviews Barbara Taylor Bradford and Sheila Heti

Summary: “Claire Armitstead joins the publisher Lynne Drew and the author Barbara Taylor Bradford to discuss why women are still under-represented in the world of books.” We are grateful to Helena Agustsson, Communications Assistant at the National Literacy Trust for sending us this. Here is the latest Guardian Books podcast compiled in collaboration with the […]

Featuring Women Writers on WWWB 2013

Featuring Women Writers on WWWB 2013

Many thanks to all of you who have contributed, read, shared and commented. A special thanks to our sponsors, Qaisra Shahraz, Elaine Neil Orr,  Dr. Joan Steinau Lester, Alison Morton and our spring and summer intern Rachel Lewis. 2013 has been a marvelous year and we’re honored to have worked with so many amazing Women Writers on […]

December 30, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
A day in the life of… Joanne Harris

A day in the life of… Joanne Harris

Ever since I left teaching in 1999, I’ve been waiting for a typical day to come along, so that I could describe it to all the people who kept asking. Some time ago, I realized that typical wasn’t really a word that fitted my life all that easily. When I was a teacher, I had […]

August 26, 2013 | By | 10 Replies More
Coping with Pain through Writing

Coping with Pain through Writing

My earliest childhood memories are of being in pain. I have lived with chronic pain all of my life. No one really understood why it was so bad until a few years ago, when the genetics department at a major university took me on as a patient and determined that I have an unspecified, diffuse connective […]

August 24, 2013 | By | 14 Replies More
The Verminous Hazards of Research

The Verminous Hazards of Research

I’ve always enjoyed ‘doing research’ especially when my old darling was alive and we travelled together. Revisiting a favourite town or discovering a new one, reading contemporary newspapers, following leads not knowing where they would take us was a happy occupation. I liked the uncertainty of it. The surprises. I’ve been down a coal mine, […]

June 27, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Farewell From Assistant Editor Victoria Shockley

Farewell From Assistant Editor Victoria Shockley

“When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am, who we are, what we’re capable of, how we feel, how we lose and stand up, and go on from darkness into darkness. I’m trying for that.” – Maya Angelou Roughly five months ago, I had a conversation with Anora McGaha, founder […]

November 13, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Tips #3 For Contributors: Provide Social Media Links With Your Post

Tips #3 For Contributors: Provide Social Media Links With Your Post

At the bottom of guest posts, we like to include links so that interested readers can learn more about the author and his or her written works. When submitting a guest post to Women Writers, Women Books, feel free to include a link to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Smashwords, or author website (or all […]

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Tip #2 For Contributors: Proofread Your Post

Tip #2 For Contributors: Proofread Your Post

Before submitting your guest post to Women Writers, Women Books, always to read over it at least twice to check for errors. Make sure your writing flows smoothly, and has an introduction and conclusion that match up with your main idea. Make sure that your article has the right tone; sometimes, a single sentence can […]

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