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  1. Mona

    Intros & Newbies New Fantasy & Sci-Fi Writer

    Check out our IndieCafe crit match at CritPartnerMatch: IndieCafe' Crit Partner Matching Program Overview
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    HELP! First Publishing needed

    You just missed Hank Quense's class on self-publishing, and it was loaded with info. I don't have any personal experience, so I'm not much help. Maybe @Sahara Roberts can be more helpful.
  3. Mona

    Intros & Newbies Don't mind me...just a fantasy author sidlin' on in here...

    Hi Darek! Sorry for the slow response. Sometimes I get so busy keeping up with the classes, I forget to look around the site. Glad you're here with us. Just make yourself at home.
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    Intros & Newbies Greetings, and I hope to make friends here!

    Welcome! I'm late to the party 'cause I lost internet for way too long, but I think you'll like it here. The more you participate and people start recognizing your name, the more friends you'll make and the more interesting it becomes. It's always great to learn something new with friends. Or...
  5. Mona

    Intros & Newbies Newbie Here!

    Indeed it is. I've been at it for years and I've learned a ton of stuff, but the hardest part is learning to have faith in myself. But I'm getting there. :)
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    Intros & Newbies Just joined up

    That's awesome. Don't be surprised if it's a bit quiet. Everyone seems to be so busy nowadays that it's hard to find time to stir up trouble. LOL
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    Intros & Newbies Newbie Here!

    Hello CS! Your post must have vanished down the proverbial rabbit hole because I just now saw it. We're happy to have you join us and hope you connect with the people you need to get set your career into motion. @lrdavis, @Sahara Roberts, and @Lynn Shannon may stop by and welcome you with...
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    Intros & Newbies Just joined up

    Hi Hank! Your name seems awfully familiar. Were you previously a member? Either way, we're glad to have you here. Make yourself at home and browse to your heart's content.
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    Intros & Newbies Hello! Just joined. Sci-Fi/Spec/Other

    Welcome aboard, Skip! Sorry for the response delay. Real life and all that. We have amazing instructors to help you overcome any writing issues you might encounter and to offer encouragement along the way to publication. Other crew members such as @lrdavis , @Sahara Roberts , or @Lynn Shannon...
  10. Mona

    Going on RIGHT NOW Pitchfest editor/agent responses

    Hi Mary! Try this link to see if your name is on the list.
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    Going on RIGHT NOW Pitchfest editor/agent responses

    Hi, Mary. Depending on the number of pitches, it may take a week or so for them to go through and consider the merits of each one. Once they do, they'll give SavvyAuthors a list of pitches they want more info on, and once we have all their feedback, SavvyAuthors will publish the list. If your...
  12. Mona

    Intros & Newbies Changing Directions

    Hi Del, and welcome. Glad you joined us. I'm sure some of the other mods like @Lynn, @Sahara Roberts, or @lrdavis will be along soon with lots of good advice. We have plenty of mainstream writers here who love to commiserate with others in their genre. The more you participate in the classroom...
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    Intros & Newbies Newly joined.

    Welcome to our world, Escapee! My motto is....when in doubt, go poking around and see what you find. LOL Just kidding, but it is good advice for this site. We have lots of little treasures stashed away waiting to be found. I especially like to read the blogs. Make yourself at home and don't be...
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    Intros & Newbies Hi! Fantasy/Mystery/Parody/Romance

    Welcome, Leenna! You might also check out the IndieCafe if you're interested in self-pubbing or the Watercooler if you're looking to chat or discuss something of interest to you. Honestly, I've been around here forever and still don't know all the nooks and crannies, but they're here for the...
  15. Mona

    Site Q's, Bugs & Requests SavvyWriterCon

    Let me check with Leslie and see what's going on with it.
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    Intros & Newbies Coming out of the shadows

    Hi Deb, Looks like we're battling the same demons so we must be on the same side. It's always nice to talk to someone who has the same issues. Since many writers also hold down full time jobs, you'll find lots of lurkers here, but don't be afraid to just jump in and post. And I think some...
  17. Mona

    Going on RIGHT NOW Question about pitching...

    Ahhh...I'm not sure if it works on the pitch, but don't worry. They'll realize it's a duplicate. Or you can send a private message to @RJ or @Leslie. They're the ladies in the know on all things pitch related.
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    Going on RIGHT NOW Question about pitching...

    When you open the post, you should see this at the bottom: It's not very clear here, but on the left it gives you four options. One of them should be delete. If you click that, it will delete that post. Let me know if you need more help.
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    Going on RIGHT NOW Question about pitching...

    Let me check on this.
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    Intros & Newbies New Adult Writer

    Hi Rick! Welcome to the group! Once Leslie has your permissions straightened out, be sure to prowl around and check out the various blogs. I'm going to be MIA for a while (convention time), but there are plenty of people here to help you find what you need. Enjoy!