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We’ve got a new team member around here.  Daniel Braithwaite has joined us as Director of Publicity.  If you’re a school principal, book reviewer, or library director, you may hear from him; if you’re a con goer at one of … Continue reading

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A thought for you novelists out there: “In industry after industry, the driving force behind a strong core business is a far-above average percentage of… customer advocates.”  — Chris Zook, Profit from the Core Or, as famous author Michaelbert Collings … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Job

One piece of wisdom I’ve heard at many writing conferences goes something like this: “Writing is a job. You have to treat it like a job to be successful.” But that’s wrong. Writing is not a job. A job means … Continue reading

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What Has Happened

I’ve just finished reading Rust Hills’s book Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular.  I’ve quoted him a few times, and could have quoted him more; I feel compelled to wind up my reading with the sharing of … Continue reading

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Reality TV Pollutes Our Culture

This book deal just got announced: The younger sisters on E!’s hit reality show Keeping Up with The Kardashians Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner’s dystopian novel that takes place in a world none of us have ever seen and will … Continue reading

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How to Get Unstuck at Work

I read a performance book over the weekend.  This is not my usual fare, nor have I ever blogged on such a thing.  It was a good book, though, Change Anything.  And when I read a bit in a chapter … Continue reading

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