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  • Alice Munro never reads her reviews. Mavis Gallant once told me she had a friend who forwards great reviews, and that all bad reviews must be ceremonially burned. My o...
  • At one point in Emily Dickinson’s life, she was forbidden from reading. Something was wrong with her eyes and a doctor warned that she must not strain them by reading...
  • Hi Julie, I journal and diary write. I have vol. 1, 2, 3, etc...(Although I’ve been on hiatus for a while) Some complete and others still waiting on me to fill the pag...
  • Nina, yes, you can and should book the launch venue before the book actually comes out. Busy bookstores tend to book at least 4-5 months in advance. You don't really n...
  • "Since e-books cost less, publishers and authors make less—and the literary agent gets a much smaller cut." I'm not sure about this statement. The profit for publisher...
  • Thanks for reading! Pamela, I watched everywhere for notices of book clubs - libraries, indie bookstores, the list of author readings in NC that is put out weekly by t...
  • Leonardo Tarot cardo You work faster With the master! Last weekend I bought a deck of LdV-inspired Tarot cards. I am not a Tarot card reader but I loved the art on th...
  • This list makes me want to quit my job and change my business card to "writer". That would mean I could put a big check mark next to #52, right? Plus -- extra bonus --...
  • I love this because even before I knew about this card I touch on what you post about it in my book.
  • I agree wholeheartedly there is something wonderful about handwritten letters. One of my dearest friends still lives in California. She has e-mail but I just feel that...