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Theresa Milstein
"I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all." - James Baldwin
"I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all." - James Baldwin

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March Madness
My book comes on 3/21, and so blog tour begins today. YaY! I’ve
written a variety of posts-- from how music influenced me to how the collection came
about to the challenge of writing in our new political reality. Dates and links are listed below. Please vis...

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Writer's Week
I woke up to a nice surprise this morning. I received an email from The Artist Unleashed accepted
my writing advice article, and it went live.  So here I am to tell you my struggles and how I overcame
them. I hope they help you.  Please visit    and answer ...

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Book Promotion: 5 Pieces of Advice
Vine Leaves set me up with an hour session with a marketing consultant. On a recent snow day we Skyped for an hour. Even though with work, a grad class, etc, I don't feel like I have a second to spare, I have to make many seconds to spare . My book is comin...

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Twice Betrayed
I met Gayle Krause at a Highlights Foundation Summer Camp at the Barn last year. There were so many talented writers there. When Gayle told me her book would be coming out, I wanted to help get the word out! This would be a perfect novel for students learni...

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Theresa Milstein commented on a post on Blogger.
Yes, you did get a fabulous cover. I can't wait to see your sequel and it's cover!

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Good morning. Bad things happened in the world While you were sleeping As usual, But this time it hit closer to home I’m left here Feeling hopeless, powerless Because I can’t protect you Never could But now the big, bad world looms Bares sharp teeth And ext...

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Promotion and Pre-Orders
I finally held an advance copy of TIME & CIRCUMSTANCE . It became real and surreal.  Suddenly, Vine Leaves Press is promoting my book.  With two months left, I’m feeling the push, to promote my book. Promote myself.  Yesterday, I visited a local poetry grou...

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Did You?
Did You? Did you notice Me entering the car trying to find a place to rest my weary bones? Looking back, can you approximate just how many people I passed in search of a seat? In the seconds that ticked between My demands and your action, did you assess My ...

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After the election, I haven't been able to write much.  But poetry found me again yesterday morning. This poem is those who feel like the other right now, especially for those at  Standing Rock . I wish you a hopeful Thanksgiving. xo  In/Divisible In the ti...

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This Time
I 'm not used to promoting myself. Even when I've been part of an anthology, I promote for the collective, the greater good. But this time it's just me. Cover Reveal  From Vine Leaves Press From Vine Leaves Press Time and Circumstance by Theresa Milstein Pu...
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