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Featured New Book: Measure Twice by JJ Hensley

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Ahh, the beauty of writers’ groups. If you’re a writer, find yourself one. Find a good group of folk who don’t merely lift you up when you need it, but who always always always lift your writing up. Author JJ Hensley is in one of my writer’s groups. He’s also one of the few people […]

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#SaystheEditor: Experience Counts

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of blog posts about people now offering editing services. I remember when I came out of retirement. I’d retired in 1999, and twelve years later, there I was, looking for work. People were slow to take a chance on me, and I was offering very low rates. Heck, in […]

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Featured New Book: The Fallen Angels of Karnataka by Hans Hirschi

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

The best part of Twitter is being able to chat with people and get to know them. And so it has been with my buddy Hans Hirschi, who I first met through Triberr. (Can I be involved in any more social media that start with the letter T?) I don’t think I knew Hans when […]

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#Rocktober approaches

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

It seems strange to be here at West of Mars and not be gearing up for Rocktober. And I am, albeit on a smaller scale this year, but over at The Rock of Pages. Jett’s trying to take over some of the load, but she’s been plenty busy this year, too. Still, not everyone has […]

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#SaystheEditor I mean it!

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

If I ever needed proof that my clients read my blog and my Facebook, it’s been my e-mail inbox since this post and my Facebook status that September was so full, I’m working weekends to get everyone in. I hate working weekends. Well, no. I hate working on Saturdays. Like many good Jews before me, I’ve […]

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