"Although I'm happy with hard copy books, I love my KIndle fire. As a die hard word nerd, one of my favorite apps is the dictionary. Just put your finger on an unfamiliar word and up pops the definition. Put your finger on it again and it's…"
"I never write a full anything before revising. Backtracking to read what I've just written helps me think about how I want to go forward, if that makes sense. Plus I guess I like "hearing" my own voice. I like to smooth and polish as…"
"I agree Brooke. I could read Mr. Levin's consternation between the lines. I just thought maybe he was going a little overboard for effect. And controversy. Not a very healthy way to gain readership, I suppose but it works.
I received over…"
"I kind of interpret Mr. Levin's article as somewhat tongue and cheek, especially the first half where he admits that authors are "a strange lot." (Are we?) :) Perhaps authors have been too eccentric with a broad sense of entitlement…"
"Great post, although I think I would get a kick out of reading an acknowledgement of a pet if it were written in an entertaining way. For instance if the book were of the horror genre, "Thank you Bowzer for keeping your ears tuned to the…"
"Oh my. I didn't realize your agent had your manuscript for two years!
You know, you mention that "seal of approval"? Well to land an agent is a HUGE deal. Your work obviously really spoke to her/him or they wouldn't have agreed…"
"Thanks for accepting my friend request! I look forward to exploring your blog some more - read the back-cover copy you posted today, and your book sounds great! I must check out your Pinterest, too! Nice to meet you, and I hope you enjoy…"
Thanks for accepting my friend request! I look forward to exploring your blog some more - read the back-cover copy you posted today, and your book sounds great! I must check out your Pinterest, too! Nice to meet you, and I hope you enjoy my blog. I'm still pretty new at it, but it's a mostly memoir sort of blog, with other stuff thrown in. :)
Yes a pill to replace sleep...isn't it wonderful to love your work so much that you don't want to sleep? I told my children, choose work you will love! Whether the money follows or not! And they did, and their lives are much better for it.
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