Author Archives: Dawn Lajeunesse

About Dawn Lajeunesse

I, like so many others, am a novelist struggling for recognition. In Her Mother's Shoes was published in June 2013 - available through Amazon, B&N and iPad, e-book (only $2.99!) as well as paperback. Autumn Colors was my first. My third novel, Star Catching, was released in November, 2016 and has been very well-received! My writings are mostly women's fiction, most also suitable for YA. My website is www.dawnlajeunesse.com. Come visit me there!

A Writer’s View of Rejection

There’s a lot to be said about rejection in the writing world.  Read David Farland’s perspective here: http://ift.tt/2BVRdpN

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Is Writing Devalued by Giveaways and Discounts?

Jane Friedman addresses the question in her post, with a link also to her article in Publishers Weekly: https://www.janefriedman.com/giving-away-writing-free-cheap-yes-no/    

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I loved reading this as the year closes, as reminder of what is important. I’m joining my blogging friend Laurie in pledging “Peace begins with me. Right here. Right now.” Hope you will, too. And meanwhile, if you haven’t read Racing in the Rain, I recommend it!

via Peace Begins with Me

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Jane Friedman on 2017 Publishing

Interesting look at the industry… https://www.janefriedman.com/2017-book-publishing-headlines/

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GOODREADS GIVEAWAYS

Excellent discussion of the workings, pros and cons of Goodreads giveaways… via Goodreads Giveaways: Important Changes Effective January 9, 2018

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LITERARY LETHARGY

It’s the bane of every writer’s existence. It’s not the same as writer’s block, which I’m not convinced even exists. Or, at the least, writer’s block could be a consequence of literary lethargy. Or maybe, like Autism, literary lethargy is … Continue reading

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TIME FLIES…

…when you’re both working on a story AND having fun! In the past 6-8 weeks I have written a little over 10,000 words on my novel (working title: The Eyes Have It), enjoyed two brief vacations, put the final touches on … Continue reading

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