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Knowing what you know now of writing, publishing, and putting your art out into the world, if you could go back to the day you sat down to start typing in your very first manuscript, what words would you offer to yourself? Words of encouragement? Words of advice? Caution against certain pitfalls? Would you change anything about how you got to where you are today?

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Published June 7th 2016 by Pure Textuality PR
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Mary Crawford
Jun 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Every writer should keep #AmWriting on their bookshelf. It is a wonderful resource for new writers and veteran writers alike. All of us feel alone and lost in this journey at some point. This book reminds all of us that we have more commonalities than differences as writers. It is a humorous, helpful guide through the journey of becoming a successful author. Although many of the stories are humorous, they provide solid, honest tips on pitfalls to avoid in the industry. If you are even thinking a ...more
Amy Lutchen
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Yes, I wrote a letter.

Yes, the letters are good - I enjoyed reading each of them.

Yes, there are many many many pitfalls when publishing your first work of art.

Yes, I hope you take the plunge and do it yourself, because it is oh so fulfilling.
Alda Nielsdottir
Jun 30, 2017 rated it liked it
First of all, great concept. This is not just a collection of letters from authors to their younger selves, it is a book about writing, with lots of helpful tips, and as you read this book you'll end up being told the same thing more than once, so you won't forget anything. I didn't really learn anything that I didn't know already but that's just me, I guess I'm lucky.
I loved getting a peek into the authors' heads and reading about their different experiences with publishing. Some letters were b
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Bestselling author Jena Gregoire was born and raised in New Hampshire, USA, and despite her abhorrence for any season which dares to drop to a temperature below seventy degrees, she still currently resides there with her two children and several furbabies. Always a passionate reader, her love of urban fantasy books inevitably morphed into a love of writing them. She is currently working on the Hel ...more
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