Monthly Archives: June 2011
More good, interesting news at YA Muses. Now all four talented ladies will have books coming out in 2012. I love this! I love how they got together, kept communicating, started a blog. I love that they consistently share valuable … Continue reading
The problem with zipping up to my hometown some weekends is not the going-home-traffic turning 75 miles into 750, not that I rarely get any writing done because of the endless activities, not the June gloom (kindly vanishing for the … Continue reading
Read the 30 Harshest Author-On-Author Insults In History, compiled by writer Emily Temple for Flavorwire: http://flavorwire.com/188138/the-30-harshest-author-on-author-insults-in-history Here are a few samples: 27. Harold Bloom on J.K. Rowling (2000) “How to read ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’? Why, very quickly, … Continue reading
When an agent lets me know why he/she is passing on my manuscript after a request to read more (but not all), do I honestly appreciate the feedback? Do I? As I morph into the spitting image of Munch’s scream subject (obviously a multiply … Continue reading
Easy reading is damn hard writing. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
I printed out a “finished” poem and left it on the chair next to my bed desk. I left the room. When I returned, I discovered that fearless, scratches-inflicting, wild, out of control, great white shark-mouthed and terminally cute Diggory-The-Kitten had … Continue reading
Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy. —Eskimo Legend RIP Cousin Carolyn. You are missed.