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Today I love: this video

October 30, 2009

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Thanks to Nathan Bransford. OMG this is hilarious. Five minutes later and I am still laughing.

Oh, also.

October 30, 2009

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I hate sloppy joes.

I love GONE and HUNGER by Michael Grant.

October 29, 2009

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There have been discussions making the rounds on teh Internets about literary fiction vs. commercial, adults who read only mass market commercial YA and adults who read only Serious Books With Deep Themes. Now, I love books. I love all books in a general way, and I’m going to brag and share that I own […]

Today I Loathe: schnitzel, the word cathartic

October 28, 2009

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I hate both of these things very much. 1) The word “cathartic” sounds like catheter, first of all. Catheters are no fun. So how can catharsis be much better? Seriously, the word comes from ancient Greek and means “to purify, purge.” A beloved family member likes to tell me that (s)he hopes my writing is […]

Today I Love: The Descent

October 27, 2009

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Have you seen The Descent? If not, you must remedy that immediately. As long as you’re not reading this entry on a dark and stormy night. Because then it will just scare the crap out of you. I love horror movies. I’ve loved horror movies since I was a little kid. Yes, they scare me […]

Today I love: Literary Agents.

October 26, 2009

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Yes, all of them. Except the scammers. The scammers should be tarred and feathered and sued. But the rest of them? They rock. I went to the South Carolina Writer’s Workshop this past weekend with my fabulous friend Stephanie (who just signed with the inimitible and awesomesauce Barbara Poelle of the Irene Goodman Literary Agency). […]

Hi thar.

October 26, 2009

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Welcome to my blog. There are a million lawyer blogs out there and even more writer blogs out there. So I’m not going to join the fray on either front. But here’s what I will do: Four days a week, I’ll try to post about something I love. One day a week, I’ll post about […]