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Marcia E.

Location:

Roswell, GA

Member since:

June 6, 2012

Networks

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What genres do you like? Who are your favorite writers?

Genre: Self-Help (majority); Spirituality; Historical Favorite Writers: Robert Burney; Laura Joh Rowland; Dr. Wayne Dyer; Deepak Chopra; Patricia Lynn Reilly; Dr. Michael J. Duckett; Yeudah Berg; Karen Berg and many, many more. Will add more later.

Have you chosen a particular format? Novel, Short story, poetry, etc. Please elaborate.

Novels (Biography about my mother & an autobiography); Finally get family history down on paper which up till now has been passed down only orally.

If you could write your short bio on a book jacket , what would it say?

Zimbabwean born Marcia Mercy Rumutsiro Kasambira-Emerson has lived in the United States for the majority of her life. Her experiences in being reared in two cultures has given Ms. Emerson a unique perspective and view towards life. Ms. Emerson is the Mother of three adult children and has two grandchildren. Ms. Emerson now resides in the Greater Atlanta area where she gives back to humanity through volunteer work with several organizations including "Knitting For Peace."

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Have read the guidelines and feel that this is a safe group, especially for novice writers.

Introduction

My name: Marcia Mercy R. Emerson. Have been in Roswell, GA since August, 2011. Have been interested in writing for very long time. Don't know how to start. MANY people have told me that I need to write a book(s). This group is close & on bus line.

What Marcia E. is saying about this Meetup Group

I really like this group. Though I have been attending it for a short time, I have learned so much. Being in a room of such great and wonderful creativity is uplifting. Having a forum where we are given the opportunity to share our works in a ways that we can be true to ourselves is refreshing. I have sensed an underlying sensitivity among the members to be honest and, most importantly, encouraging with their critiques. This adds a level of safety to being in this group. This group really inspires (at least it does me) to pursue writing. The information concerning writing that is shared by Christina and Gil is invaluable; especially for novices like me. I look forward to growing and learning more.


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