Browsing Archive: December, 2009

Gearing Up for Costa Rica...And Breathless About it!

Posted by maria nazod on Tuesday, December 29, 2009,
So, I am about to say goodbye to my winter sublet lent to me by a generous friend. Right now, the tide is out. The sun has not yet set, but it will soon. Pretty soon, another friend will come over to watch the sun sink into the ocean. My last sunset in this beautiful place. At least, for a while. 

And pretty soon here, I shall be leaving for Costa Rica. I can hardly wait. I can hardly, moreover, believe it is happening. There is always something ecstatic and mystical about travel; it tends to ...
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Updates

Posted by maria nazod on Monday, December 21, 2009,
So, I hope everyone, both on the world's edge and off are enjoying the mighty lumps of snow. I have not posted in a little while, so I wanted to keep everyone abreast of my life, and hopefully inspire you to fill me in on yours. First off: Happy Holidays, especially if you are really, truly, happy to be spending this holiday with family and friends. And if you aren't? Happy Holidays to you, especially also. Find a man. Find a woman. Find someone whose company you enjoy, who can emphasize how ...
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Mucking Through the Slush Pile For the Clear Well Within: Maria’s Guide to the Modern Writer’s Hustle in Getting Published: Why You’re Getting Rejected, What You Can Do About It.

Posted by maria nazod on Saturday, December 5, 2009,

I’ve been meaning to write this blog for quite some time. And all this time, I’ve put it off, again and again for no apparent reason other than being lackadaisical. But now, however, I realize providing these tips is a civil act of duty; a way of rescuing other writers from the doldrums of submitting, including: the art of rejection, (which thus far, I’ve got down to a science,) who these editors, really are, and what we’re really up against. Most importantly? How to not take it a...


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Maria Nazos I'm a poet, I just wrote my first book, and I believe in destiny but I sure as hell don't wait for it. Check out my blog for my random thoughts, events, and upcoming workshops.

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