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  1. Anita M Shaw

    Marooned on Planet EARTH - Book One - Devynn's Dilemma - Beta Readers Request

    TITLE: Marooned on Planet EARTH – Book One – Devynn’s Dilemma GENRE: Young Adult Contemporary WORD COUNT: 135K BLURB: The world of 14-year-old Devynn X’Laena Irvette Scoville has fallen apart. Her dad has left the family after a heated argument with her mother. And he’s taken his favorite...
  2. Anita M Shaw

    To Change Your Author Name and/or Title . . . or Not

    I've discovered that I'm not the only Anita Shaw in the writing world. Possibly the only Anita M Shaw, but that's debatable as well. Should I consider an author name change such as Anita Marie Shaw A M Shaw A M W Shaw A M Wilson-Shaw Anita Wilson-Shaw and my personal favorite because I wish...
  3. Anita M Shaw

    Creative Quest

    Wrote this one during a writer's workshop years ago when I got stuck in a poetry class. I didn't sign up for it. Did not consider myself a poet, and I really don't write much of it. But as the class I had signed up for was full, they parked me here. I was NOT pleased and I whined, I'm afraid, a...
  4. Anita M Shaw

    My Boys - A Parent's View

    MY BOYS My Fighting, trashing, Eating machines Lazy, crazy, Video game fools Teasing, playful, Silly comedians Stay up late; Sleep till noon The TV Reigns supreme The bathroom Is Boys' Territory Except When it's time to Clean it! One kid Walks With confidence high Peers at...
  5. Anita M Shaw

    Researching real places . . .

    Anyone out there live in RI, and been to the Newport Hospital at some point? The more recent the better. It'd help my stories if I could know at least on what floors the ICU, the birthing center and one floor where regular patients stay are. I'd hate to say a particular floor for each when they...
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    Returning After A Long Absence . . .

    :smile2:Hello Writerly Friends!:smile2: I joined up back in 2015 around this time, and then I got sick, and I never returned. I wish I could say instead that I got busy with my writing, but alas, I've only returned to that middle of last year. Lost my focus and my motivation in that time; I...
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