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Rachel Dacus
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Author platforms -- why you need one and how it can be painless.
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Are you looking for advice on publishing your book? Lots of links in here! And good luck.
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What This Writer Does While Waiting
Waiting. Publishing your writing is so full of waiting to hear from an agent or editor that medieval torture begins to seem like a diversion to inflict on yourself while enduring the greater agony. I'm at another waiting stage with my novel-in-progress, The...
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My Poem "Cone of Silence" at Blue Heron Review
The writing life is a little like surfing: being tumbled under the tide but also catching some wonderful waves. I've just caught one of those good waves! I'm happy to say my poem "Cone of Silence" is up this month at Blue Heron Review. This online journal h...
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Poetry & Prose -- the Twins in My Life
If you have an addiction to writing like I do (and a writer by definition is an addict), perhaps like me you can't contain it within just one literary genre. I began with poetry, getting swept up first in the poems of the haiku poets Basho, Buson, and Issa....
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As Yearning Is Red - Visions with Waterbirds
This weekend we drove to Sebastopol, over the top of the San Francisco Bay, through marshlands filled with waterbirds. I'm lucky to live near a creek where egrets hunt and nest. I take walks alongside this miniature waterway and appreciating the ducks keep ...
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Platform, platform -- I thought those shoes went out in the 80s
Author platform: what is it, do I need it for fiction, and other brain-freezing topics. There's so much written about this ugly word (I keep thinking of those awful shoes you can literally fall off and break your ankle), that my research has frozen my mind ...
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Publishing a Novel -- Not Quite Chinese Water Torture, but Bearing Some Resemblance
Is she in ecstasy or torture?  Does she look like she's in ecstasy or torture? She must be a writer of fiction conteomplating current avenues of publication because where there was once a clear path to authorship, fame, and fortune, now ... 100 articles on ...
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What This Writer Does While Waiting
Waiting. Publishing your writing is so full of waiting to hear from an agent or editor that medieval torture begins to seem like a diversion to inflict on yourself while enduring the greater agony. I'm at another waiting stage with my novel-in-progress, The...
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Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
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Other names
Rachel Abramson
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Author of Poetry, Fiction, Memoir, Drama
Introduction

Rachel Abramson Dacus is the author of the poetry collections Gods of Water and Air, Earth Lessons, Femme au Chapeau, and the spoken word CD A God You Can Dance. Read her work at: http://racheldacus.net. A widely published poet, dramatist, and writer, she's working on a novel with a love story involving the great Baroque sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini.

Bragging rights
Gods of Water and Air (Aldrich Press, 2013)
Work
Occupation
Fundraising consultant & freelance writer - More information on my fundraising website ... http://racheldacus.com
Skills
Fund development and public relations consultation and grant writing
Employment
  • Resource Development
    Fundraising consultant & writer, present
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Currently
San Francisco Bay Area
Previously
San Pedro, California
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Season of Binders
kristinberkey-abbott.blogspot.com

--I began the second long, long day by listening to the soundtrack from Rent on my way to work. I dropped off my mortgage payment into the m

Rocket Kids
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A blog about writing poetry, publishing, memoir, fiction, and anything that blasts the imagination into the stratosphere.

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BeFree theme is for everyone who prefer simple, minimal, yet stylish WordPress theme. The theme supports automatic thumbnail resizing, custo

VIDA's Count -- Women and Ambition: A Discussion in Here, not out There.
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When I look at VIDA's count -- the now famous breakdown of publication data of males versus females in various magazines -- I'm always immed

My poem "Flight" in Valparaiso Poetry Review
dacusrocket.blogspot.com

Poetry, books and memoir moments from a rocket kid. My name is up there on a piece of floating space junk. Tuesday, April 17, 2012. My poem

Rocket Kids: My new novel -- exploring publishing options
dacusrocket.blogspot.com

As you might know, for the last couple of years I've been working on a novel, a contemporary story about a group of college teachers and

Rachel Dacus, Poet & Author
www.dacushome.com

Site of the poet and author Rachel Dacus, featuring links to published works, video of a reading, and pages of small press poetry publishers

I recommend Matt Talbot for his expertise and compassion in this complicated and delicate area of law. Our family has had the benefit of Matt's calm and knowledgeable guidance through the process of becoming and serving as Conservators for a family member. He has guided us through the legal complexities and the personal challenges with great consideration and understanding. He's always clear and always keeping us mindful of our Conservatee's best interest.
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