Monthly Archives: August 2009

Thursday

Getting settled in this morning after hitting the gym. I’m sitting down to read the last bit of Peter Selgin‘s book of meditations on “Ways to Save a Novel.” I’ve been enjoying it. It’s an introspective and contemplative book on … Continue reading

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Exclamation Marks

I have a writer/reader friend who hates exclamation marks. Passionately.  I have to say I don’t care for them too much myself, and think they should be used sparingly. I ran across this F. Scott Fitzgerald quote in a book … Continue reading

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The Last 5 Books I Read

I love asking people about what they’re reading… a question I often ask authors I work with. So to be fair I thought I’d post my last 5 books (including my current read). This list doesn’t include the books I’ve … Continue reading

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monday

Back in the office after a fun weekend. As promised here are a couple of pics from the Cincinnati Taekwondo Center picnic (I grilled 120 hamburgers on Saturday! And a boat load of hotdogs). Sunday I spent the day reading … Continue reading

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Friday

Can I say how stoked I am that it’s Friday? It’s been a good week, but I’m definitely ready for the weekend. A few highlights from the week: I learned that the “Novel Writing” special issue I edited is doing really … Continue reading

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Book Trailers

Book trailers just keep getting better and better. Seen this? http://www.librarything.com/blog/2009/07/sense-and-sensibility-and-sea-monsters.php

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Holly DeWolf Interview

As you may have read in earlier posts, I recently finished editing a book titled Breaking Into Freelance Illustration. It’s a great book full of business tips and self-promotion advice for artists (primarily illustrators and designers)–but I think the advice … Continue reading

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