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Category Archives: Weblogs
Last month Nathan Bransford wrote a post centering on five lessons that he has learned about writing from watching reality television. It’s an amusing and insightful piece, and I thought his first lesson was the most pertinent: “Overconfidence is your … Continue reading
Blogger Wendy Morris of Well-Mannered Frivolity recently wrote a post about SOMETHING MISSING which I thought was interesting and unique. Wendy’s politics and mine are like oil and water, but it appears that our fondness for books might allow us … Continue reading
My favorite literary agent in the whole world (and one of my favorite people in the world) is Taryn Fagerness. I am proud to call her my agent and my friend. She is a brilliant professional and my hero. Hero? … Continue reading
Photographer and artist Paho Mann has photographed almost two dozen re-inhabited Circle K convenience stores in the Phoenix, New Mexico area. As the company began moving its stores to more profitable locations in the 1990s, “the shells left by this … Continue reading
Two things: 1. I can picture any number of the characters from my books appearing on this blog someday. 2. If I am ever in need of a writing prompt, an idea for a story, or just the impetus for … Continue reading