Recent content by Lynn Shannon

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    Hi Kary, I'm also a fellow Texan! Raised near Houston although now I live in Greece. :) Welcome to Savvy. There are loads of workshops and everyone is extremely helpful. If you need anything, feel free to reach out.
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    New Romance Writer

    Hi WMARC, Welcome! It's so exciting to be working on a first draft. Go you! I also get bogged down in revisions as I write. I've tried so many methods to break myself of the habit but just can't kick it. As a result, it takes forever to get a rough draft BUT that draft is very clean...
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    Aspiring Author new to Savvy

    Hi Tre! Welcome to Savvy! I'm so glad you joined and congrats on finishing your first book. That's an awesome achievement and - while loads of people will say they want to write a book - very few actually do. Big pat on the back for you. Savvy is a great place to hone your craft. Everyone here...
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    Brand new!

    Welcome, Allie! I'm so happy you've joined SavvyAuthors! Everyone here is incredibly encouraging and extremely helpful. If you have any questions or need anything, don't hesitate to reach out. :)
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    New here - signed up for class

    Hi Carla Welcome to Savvy! I'm so glad you decided to join. I'm Lynn and I'm a moderator for SA. The workshops are a fantastic way to meet new people. I don't know if you aware but there will also be a critique partner event in September. It's a great way to find a critique partner you love...
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    My first day here...

    Welcome to Savvy, Robyn! I'm so glad you found us! Like Lyn said, we are always available if you have any questions or need anything. Don't hesitate to reach out. :)
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    Book Cover Artists Maria Spada Book Cover Design

    She does all kinds of custom covers but is fantastic for fantasy or romance.
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    New Aspiring Romance Writer, not sure how to navigate

    Welcome to Savvy, DJ! So glad to see you here. Like Lyn, I'm also a moderator so I'll probably see you in some of the workshops here and there. I love taking classes at Savvy and everyone is incredibly helpful and amazingly supportive. If you need anything, don't hesitate to reach out. :)
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    Total noob

    Welcome, Cole! You are absolutely in the right place. There are loads of workshops and everyone at Savvy is very supportive. If you have any questions, give a shout. :)
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    NewtoSavvy Authors

    Hi Janice, Welcome to Savvy! Lyn is right - you have joined at the best time since we're starting Spring That Darn Write Bootcamp. If you have any questions, just reach out. Everyone at Savvy is very helpful. :)
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    Just joined!

    Hi Gabi! Welcome to SavvyAuthors! I'm so glad you decided to join us. I'm Lynn and I volunteer as a moderator here at Savvy so, should you take any of the workshops, we'll probably bump into each other a time or two. :) Seems you have a bit of the travel bug. I do as well. My husband and I...
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    New to the awesome that is Savvyauthors!

    Hi Courtney, Welcome to Savvy! I'll second Mona's comment - you joined at just the right time. Savvy Con is going on right now and it's free!!! It's a great way to interact with the community here at Savvy and learn some things too. ;) If you need anything or have any question, please free...
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    Hi, I'm new, am I doing it right?

    Hi Annicka, Welcome to Savvy! I'm so glad you joined us! There are loads of great things going on at Savvy, including the Savvy Writing Conference happening right now and it's free. Participating will give you a great idea of how interactive and fun the community is. Everyone is very...
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    New but not a newbie

    Hi Paulette, Thanks for posting! I know you aren't a new member, but it's always nice to hear from other writers. :) I'm Lynn and I write romantic suspense. I'm also a moderator for Savvy so you'll probably see me around in the workshops. I also love Angela's workshops. I've taken a few and...
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    Where is the forums to chat? Are the courses etc. worth it???

    Lois, To be honest, I think this depends on the publisher. Places like Entangled like it to be more of a 60/40 or 70/30. Other publishers will take an even split with just a bit of a heavier weight on the romance. I've even read some categorized as romantic suspense that was heavy on the...