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The Silver Lining on the Bipolar Cloud

The Silver Lining on the Bipolar Cloud

In middle school I wanted to be a writer. The only other job that appealed was archaeology, though not just any archeology. I had no interest in digging up Saxon villages or reconstructing Iron Age forts. I wanted to be an Egyptologist. Egyptology and fiction had more in common that it might appear. Both engaged […]

September 25, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Whatever your Dreams…

Whatever your Dreams…

Roz Morris has been a good friend of Women Writers, Women Books and written for us before. We invited her to give us an update on what she was doing, not our usual guest essay. – Anora McGaha, Editor In May I released the second book in my Nail Your Novel series. Fans have been […]

September 9, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Outdoor Blogging

Outdoor Blogging

After 27 years of full time motherhood, my nest was emptying. My youngest daughter was applying to college. Years of going to sports practices and games, barrel racing events, Girl Scouts, prom gown shopping, and everything else that goes with motherhood with kids at home was ending. I could work in the one-acre market garden […]

August 15, 2013 | By | 8 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
How to Promote Your Book with Social Media

How to Promote Your Book with Social Media

While no one-size-fits-all blueprint exists for promoting books on social media sites, there are several important areas to consider to connect with your target audiences. You can put as little or as much time and effort into promoting your book online as you choose; the power to connect with potential readers is in your own […]

July 26, 2012 | By | 13 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 […]

July 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
How to Create a Post in WordPress

How to Create a Post in WordPress

The following set of instructions are directed towards contributors wishing to create a new post on a website using WordPress. The following steps will describe how to upload text, insert photos into the post, choose categories, add tags, and then submit the finished article for review. Accessing the Dashboard (Step 1): First, log into your WordPress account by going to www.booksbywomen.org/wp-admin and typing […]

July 10, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Beginnings in Life and Literature

Beginnings in Life and Literature

People look at the New Year as a new beginning. Although on December 31st/January 1st one year slips into another, we make a huge deal about the difference between these two days. As a writer—and a woman—I can tell you that new beginnings happen all the time, not just at the beginning of a calendar […]

January 1, 2012 | By | 24 Replies More