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Flag Day 2021

So very true!

By Hook Or By Book


We identify the flag with almost everything we hold dear on earth; peace, security, liberty, our family, our friends, our home…but when we look at our flag and behold it with all our rights we must remember that it is equally a symbol of our duties. Every glory that we associate with it is the result of duty done.

~ Calvin Coolidge ~

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Writing Organizations – The Good -The Bad – The Ugly

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Hello SErs! It’s Jan here today to talk about something I’m sure we’ve all experienced on our writing journey – Writing Organizations and groups.

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Let’s face it. Writing is a solitary endeavor. We close our doors, isolate ourselves and block out the world while we create worlds. But that’s where the isolation ends. We are not an island unto ourselves when it comes to publishing our work and marketing it to the masses. We need a support system, or two. So, then comes the big question, ‘where do we go to find the support we need and that we can equally reciprocate?’

To find the answer, we often turn to the internet in search of writing organizations or groups that will be the perfect fit for us as individuals. But more often than not, our association with writing groups comes about through personal recommendations or…

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