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Ten years ago, I joined a misfit group of authors who started a Facebook group called, “Red River Writers” I joined because I wanted to learn everything I could about freelance writing. At the time there weren’t many writer groups online because the writing profession was a mystery with many writers keeping their trade secrets—secret. Most of that was due to fear of competition or the desire to protect the business. So finding a community was vital to a newbie writer like me, because I wasn’t going to get relevant and timely information talking to the old school. Facebook introduced me to a new world of writers, and artists that I couldn’t find where I lived at the time. I wanted to peek behind the curtain and find out what it was like to be a writer.
There, I met the founder of the group named, April…
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