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Write Reads 2: Forest for the Trees

Hello writers, I wanted to start the Write Reads series this year with Betsy Lerner’s “Forest for the Trees.” I am hoping to bring these writing book reviews to my site to serve as a guide to pick up something you may want to read, or not read. 816 more words


A Conversation About German Chocolate Cake - It Made My Day.

I was just about to cry from overwhelm when a co-worker walked into my office yesterday. I had to pull it together. I am not one of those people that cries at work. 547 more words


The Forest or the trees...

The forest or the trees.

You have heard the proverb, “You can’t see the forest for the tress”.

Often times we see the problems, the hassles, the negative stuff in our lives without seeing the bigger picture, the forest. 162 more words


Forest For The Trees

By Pattie Beaven

Am I writing this post to procrastinate writing my book? Maybe. Anything’s possible. But from the first paragraph of longtime editor Betsy Lerner’s advice book for writers, … 1,178 more words


Discover Oregon’s Indian Country, Part 1: Portland, a Cultural Hub

From Bison Coffeehouse to an Oglala Lakota-owned food truck to contemporary Native art, experience the indigenous side of Portland

By Kristin Butler (originally published by… 1,203 more words

Indian Country Media Network

The Forest for the Trees

I’ve been querying a book and it has not been going well. I had a few requests from conference meetings and Twitter pitchfests, but in the actual emailing-agents-I’ve-never-met process, I was just not getting the response I hoped for. 584 more words

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