Fiction University: NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel

Source: Fiction University: NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel

There’s some great information in there. Check it out. I’m still undecided if I should do the NaNoWriMo this year. I’m having a massive attack of ‘why do I write at all?’ self-doubts. I know it’ll pass, but when? If you consider to go for it, that site will be helpful.

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The Directory is Growing!

Ryan Lanz from A Writer’s Path made a list of reviewers. This is a great list, check it out.

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If you were a follower of this blog last month, you may remember how I started a directory for book reviewers. The goal was to create a listing of dependable book reviewer blogs, where an author, self-published or traditional, could submit their book to. With the hassle of research out of the way, it provides a quick list for authors to go down the line on who to contact about reviewing their book.

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The most important letter ever written to the world (Please re-share)

The amazing writer and artist AnnMarie Roselli-Kissack on http://anntogether.com/ alerted her blogging friends a while ago about the plea of her friend, the song writer Simon Tocclo at http://simontocclo.wordpress.com/, who was born in Liberia and who wanted to alert as many people as possible to a letter to the world from Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Many blogging friends replied and reshared this, and I wanted to reblog as well, but then needed to leave the blogoshpere for a while.
So I reblog it now. Please share this, too. Let’s not have the pain and suffering of so many people forgotten and supplanted by Thanksgiving and Year-End holiday bustle.

Liberian ME

Dear world

In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. We have lost over 2,000 Liberians. Some are children struck down in the prime of their youth. Some were fathers, mothers, brothers or best friends. Many were brave health workers that risked their lives to save others, or simply offer victims comfort in their final moments…

There is no coincidence Ebola has taken hold in three fragile states – Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea – all battling to overcome the effects of interconnected wars. In Liberia, our civil war ended only eleven years ago. It destroyed our public infrastructure, crushed our economy and led to an exodus of educated professionals. A country that had some 3,000 qualified doctors at the start of the war was dependent by its end on barely three dozen. In the last few years, Liberia was bouncing back. We…

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