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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

Writing Process

New eyes, anyone?

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

(I’ve always loved this quote)

I head into town for a publishing seminar called…

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Creative Inspiration

Discussing writing books | Write Reads

We all know there can always be too much of something. Well, what about writing books? Maybe. I guess it really depends on what you’re looking for in the book and what you hope to get out of it. 219 more words