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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin Debra Chapoton's Avatar
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    Talking Hello from the Tip of the Mitten (Michigan)

    I've been writing for ten years and have self-published most of my work. I'm here on AbsoluteWrite looking for help in pitching and querying.
    I'm looking forward to helping others, too, with grammar and editing (decades of experience with a red pen and high school students).

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    Debra,

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    Welcome!! This is a great place to be.<g>

    I had the pleasure of living on the Thumb (Ubly and Bad Ax) in 2008 and 2009. I hope to some day return.

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    Welcome, Debra. Nice to meet a fellow troll.

    Easy, people. It's not a slam. Trolls live under the (Mackinac) bridge. Yoopers live above the bridge.
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    Welcome. I can't imagine how many red marks you have to make on high school students' papers. Mine were usually pretty clean, but that wasn't the case for most of my friends.

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    Hi Debra,

    Welcome - from another Newbie. I'm still stumbling my way around the myriad of sites. There are plenty that provide interest, plenty for advice, and plenty to waste your time when you want to be wasted.

    May your writing be a challenge and a joy.

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    Welcome! I spend most of my time here in Query Letter Hell SYW with my red ink font. I hope to see you over there with your grammar skills!
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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin Debra Chapoton's Avatar
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    Thank you, everyone, for the nice welcome and the tips on navigating and participating here.

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