One of the great old-school literary titans, down for the count.
First off, thanks very much to the amazing Ginger Clark for her guest post yesterday — not only is she a great agent, I think she has a future as a blogger. Also, linking to her PublishersMarketplace page reminded me that I also have a PublishersMarketplace page that I recently updated, so please check it […]
In lieu of a snarky intro about last night’s television (since Tuesday night TV is dead to me and I went and had Burmese food instead), I will instead provide you with this teaser: Next week? Contest week. Details are still being formulated by the elves I lock in the basement to concoct blog ideas […]
We’ve covered a lot of ground on the weekly You Tell Me. We’ve talked about the future of e-books, whether reviews matter, how you like to write, and whether Justin Bobby will someday find it in his heart to forgive Lo for calling him Justin Bobby (ok, well, we didn’t talk about that one, but […]
Ladies and gents, Fall TV is back, which means you will soon be subjected to Bachelor and ANTM references and generally be made to wonder how it is that I can be a literary agent who loves Ian McEwan and Melville while also being a tad too obsessed I mean fascinated by questionable-at-best reality television. […]
You may be interested to know that in the 1800s there was a politician named Robert Potter, who, after losing an election bid for the North Carolina House of Commons, challenged the victor to a duel. Failing to bait the winner into a fight, Potter’s supporters subsequently brawled with the victor’s supporters, leaving one dead […]