Lynn Wiese Sneyd

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I'm a Midwestern who moved to Tucson, AZ and is now having a love affair with the delicate strength and beauty of the Sonoran Desert. One of these days, I might even embrace horseback riding, and have a real reason to wear my cowboy boots.

Most recently, I co-authored "Cowboy Up! Life Lessons from Lazy B" and "The Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs" with H. Alan Day. I've also had some holistic health books, personal essays, and a smattering of poems published. My day job is running LWS Literary Services, an agency specializing in book proposals, ghostwriting, editing, and book publicity campaigns. I'm also the literary consultant for the Tucson Festival of Books. Being an author myself, I know what the publishing journe
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On Handling Rejection

The world of writing comes with a constellation of certainties. Creating. Editing. Research. Solitude. More editing. And if you’re submitting your work for publication, add the Big R to the list. Rejection.

As Isaac Asimov wrote, “Rejection slips, or form letters, however tactfully phrased, are lacerations of the soul, if not quite inventions of the devil – but there is no way around them.” Yep, a Read more of this blog post »
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So cute! How many of us hear noises in the night? Reassuring and delightful for children -- and adults! And the illustrations are enchanting.
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Jay Kyle Petersen has done the intersex community, not to mention humanity, an incredible service by writing this book. Jay was born intersex and has lived a life filled with challenges. I would wager to guess that most people do not know what inters ...more
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Larry Watson is a masterful writer and LET HIM GO is one of his best. I recently gave it to my neighbor and she texted me the perfect review. Sparse writing that gives a whallop, not a punch. So true! You will not soon forget George and Margaret Blac ...more
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