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Just Give Up? Not Me. — Post by Mary C. Findley

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all over for publishing It’s all over for publishing. *sob*

An author friend shared a post made by bestselling author Mary Demuth. She says, “This is why I’m taking a Sabbatical, and why I am having to reevaluate writing and speaking as a profession.” She in turn shared a post by Philip Yancy. You can read it here, along with all the comments, and mine, if they allow it through moderation.  http://www.philipyancey.com/archives/4176 

I expanded my comment a little and posted it on Mary Demuth’s page among the comments she was receiving. Here is what I said:

“How sad that you and the other commenters on this post just accept some mythical “end” to publishing opportunities when they are just beginning. What you described as “golden” was leaving it up to someone else to control everything you write and publish, including how long it takes before anyone ever sees it. We have come into…

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About The Owl Lady

Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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