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How to get a literary agent…or not

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
I’ve just been reading a blog post about what agents and publishers want to see when they Google your name. You know what’s funny…

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Calling Tina Fey

It’s probably futile on my part, but in support of Hachette in its death struggle against Amazon I picked a copy of Tina Fey’s Bossypants the other day. Futile, because … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 5 Comments

We have blast off! ‘Zero’ goodies for all!

Originally posted on J. S. Collyer Science Fiction Writer:
First I just want to quickly announce that the ARCs of Zero (synopsis here – everyone likes space pirates, right?) have…

June 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Is @annelamott stalking me?

Heavens no. But sometimes it feels like she’s a recurring motif. For instance, yesterday my wife and I were out on a hike with our dog (above) when, who should … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 9 Comments

Kevin Brennan

Originally posted on Reading Recommendations:
Kevin Brennan What is your latest release and what genre is it? Yesterday Road (literary fiction/humor) Quick description: In this “coming-of-old-age” tale, Jack Peckham finds…

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Those were the days: books in the 1940s

Man, I hate to sound like a broken record, but there was a lot of great stuff to read in olden times. Look at this list of the best books … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 9 Comments

Goodreads Giveaway – 5 copies of “Island in the Clouds”!!

A chance to win a copy of this fine island thriller. Get thee to Goodreads to sign up!

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hachette v. Amazon: Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?

Originally posted on BlaiseLucey.com:
If you’ve paid any attention to the book industry, you’ll know by now that Hachette and Amazon are locked in some kind of pricing battle.…

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

A readable feast

Not long ago I ambled over to my neighborhood pop-up library to look for something to read. Usually I don’t find quite the right thing there; too many people use … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Haiku for the hell of it

Wisdom from soul man: “Bite your lip and take a trip. Move on up!” — Curt M. I happened to hear Curtis Mayfield’s classic, “Move On Up,” this morning. Inspired … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment