Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Insecure Writers Support Group Welcomes You!

Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh has had some great ideas in the past few years. If you've read his books, you know about some of them. Unless you've been writing on an island using squid ink the last two years, you've probably heard of his brainy idea called the Insecure Writers Support Group. Alex gave birth to this tiny genius and nursed it along on his blog. Like all healthy newborns, it grew and grew and grew, maturing until it was ready to move out on its own. Today the IWSG opens the doors of its new home to everyone interested in looking for support, offering support, or just having some interaction with other writers.

I'm thrilled to be part of the new blog. You can get all the details on the site and read the introduction penned, well typed, by our captain. What can you learn from the IWSG blog about writing? Everything. Anything. That would take thousands, millions maybe, of pages. What you will find are resources, links, lists of places to look for the answers you need.

You know the smartphone ads that say 'there's an app for that.' Well on the IWSG blog, we have a link for that.

Who are we? Alex J. Cavanaugh, Joy Campbell, Michele Wallace, Joylene Nowell Butler, L. Diane Wolfe, Lynda Young and me. We've all had a part, but I've been amazed at the expertise and hard work already contributed by my partners in this endeavor. We're all people like you, writers making our way through the complicated world of publishing. But none of us have to do it alone. Join us at the new blog. Follow us and put us on your favorites list so you can come back often.

Have you followed the new site yet? Do you know my partners in crime?

34 comments:

  1. And couldn't have made it happen without your help! Without the dedication of all the IWSG members.
    We have a link for that - I like that!

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  2. I'm happy to be a part of this venture. Alex really had a vision.

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  3. I'll check in on the new website. Looks like a winner. And Heaven knows, we all need a hand, encouragement, and advice :D

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  4. I did see the site. It looks great.

    http://tonjamatney.blogspot.com

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  5. It really was an amazing idea, off to check it out now! :)

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  6. I'm honored to be a part of this wonderful initiative!
    It's the one-stop-writing-shop!

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  7. The new site is wonderful! It's a big day for the IWSG. :)

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  8. I really feel like I got the easy part, I just find contests. Not anywhere near as complicated as what the rest of you are doing. But that's okay. I'm involved and I'm loving it.

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  9. Susan,
    I like your attitude. We definitely don't have to take the publishing journey alone. It's been a pleasure.

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  10. Is there any other profession so close knit and ready to help than writers? Amazing.

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  11. Oh, ya. I'm a charter member. This i a great thing. Like your image of writing on an island with squid ink.

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  12. Ah, you've been busy behind the scenes! Great work. I couldn't access it earlier, but was able to just now - it looks great.

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  13. I've just been to the new IWSG and it's great! Thanks so much for what you and the others are doing to make this support site come alive! :-)

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  14. "We have a link for that." You cracked me up with that line. Fabulous!!!

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  15. The site does look great!
    Today was my first Wed to post for IWSG!

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  16. The site looks great....you all did an awesome job on it :)

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  17. It's a great-looking blog, Susan! Thank you for being one of its strong pillars. :)

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  18. Hmm. I think I was writing on an island using squid ink the last two years... at least until July. I came back to the mainland then.

    Thanks for all of your hard work! I love the new site :)

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  19. The new site looks great! It must be really exciting to be a part of it. I'm looking forward to exploring it more...I can't have too many self publishing resources.

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  20. It's so great working with you and the rest of the team to make the IWSG website a reality!

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  21. The new site looks brilliant!

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  22. The site is sure to be a great help to writers.

    ......dhole

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  23. I do know your partners in crime! Thank you to all of you for your hard work!

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

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  24. Yes, I've joined the site, Susan, should be very helpful.

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  25. Joined the site and facebook page the other day. I am sure this will be a wonderful asset for all who visit. Congrats!

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  26. A huge thank you goes out to you and the rest of bloggers who've put together the IWSG blog!! It's going to be awesome. :)

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  27. It really is such an amazing venture. I know IWSG has helped me A TON. Love seeing it's success!!!

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  28. The website is AMAZING. Thank you all for the huge amounts of work you put into it. Being part of the team which has brought you a small endeavor called The A-Z Challenge, I have SOME idea of what it took to make this happen. THANKS.
    Tina @ Life is Good

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  29. LOVE the new IWSG blog, LOVE the Facebook page. You guys have worked so hard on this, and it's totally paying off. Thank you!

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  30. Fantastic idea and Blog...

    Thanks to you and the others, we writers have a fantastic source to fall back on...

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  31. Wishing you much luck and fun with your new blog journey. Sounds like you guys have got it going on.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

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