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Thank you so much for this reminder to do it for the sake of doing it, nothing more. After a gazillion MSs and many, many queries, I've been wondering why I'm even bothering writing yet another one. And I guess the answer is: because I can, and because I want to.

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Oct 22, 2023Liked by Eva Langston

This makes perfect sense! Thank you, Eva. I have been feeling sad about all the hope and love and work and learning that have gone into my writing and then just--nothing amazing coming of it. Not getting an agent... well, all of it. I get it though. Despite the fact that the world hasn’t “discovered” my manuscripts, I still fed my soul creating them. I can get up another day and just breathe, and write, and live. Thanks for the encouragement!

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EVA!!!!!!! This made my day. Thank you for being YOU!

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Oct 13, 2023Liked by Eva Langston

Nice essay Eva! First part was funny. You are right about the writing, but for the publishing part... Well self publishing is just too easy now! No publisher? No agent? No problem! 😁😆😂

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Oct 12, 2023Liked by Eva Langston

Nice to know we are not living in the void! Thanks for your companionship as we muddle about in the dark. :)

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Thanks, Eva, for sharing your travails. I hope one day to be at the stage that I need an agent. My nine years of trying to make sense of my writing efforts are getting weary.

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