As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, Kurt Vonnegut passed away. The Times obit is here. I read SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE when I was in high school, and it was one of the most influential books that sent me on a path to book publishing, so I was very sad to see news his passing.
I was at a dinner party over the weekend, where I wasn’t even kicked out for being a literary agent. The people at the party were mostly tech types — someone brought a couple of small carved pieces of metal that apparently do something very cool, and after several years of intense studying I might […]
First off, I had a great time at the San Francisco Writer’s Conference this weekend. Thanks to everyone who attended, and especially to those who waited in line during the pitch session for their chance at three minutes of fame, glory, glamor!! Actually it was three minutes to pitch to a very tired literary agent, […]