Quick update on the newsletter situation: I have now tried three new programs, and all of them were much less user-friendly than the one I’d initially chosen. Naturally, that one is still not working, and the support team has not gotten back to me. I’m still working on this. Wish me luck!
Last week, my friend Sara Letourneau tagged me in a 7/7/7 challenge. The rules for the challenge are as follows. (For non-writers, “WIP” means “work in progress” and generally refers to a book manuscript.)
- Go to page 7 of your WIP.
- Scroll down to Line 7.
- Share the next 7 sentences in a blog post.
- After the excerpt, tag 7 other writers to continue the challenge.
The beginning part is easy. Here’s my 7/7/7, from the first chapter of Waist: A Tale of the Triangle Fire. In the scene, teenaged Rachel is spending her first day doing at-home work with her Aunt Rosa, making hats for a nearby factory. [Read more…]