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Monthly Archives: June 2008

It’s Not About The Book #2: Kaboom!

Yesterday we had a big storm, and a limb broke off a tree and landed in our driveway. The thing is huge! I’m feeling so lucky; fifteen feet over and I’d be calling roofers right about now.

Be a Couch Potato

People say TV is bad for you, but for a writer, a good long lounge fest every day might not be the worst thing in the world. You can’t learn about prose from watching television and movies, but you can learn about a lot of other things that are important to storytelling: pacing, tension, character, [...]

Cheap Books

Check out Book Mooch. Here’s how it works: you list the books you want to give away. People request them, and you mail them out. Then you receive points, with which you can request the books that other people have listed. Looks like I’ve finally found a home for that copy of The Other Boleyn [...]