As I mentioned in last week’s “This Week in Publishing,” Borders is working on some new strategery that includes both the internets and their brick and mortar stores. So this got me to thinking (a dangerous thing, to be exercised with great caution): which way do you see the future headed? Which way will things […]
You Tell Me
Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions for the blog, they should keep me busy for the next few months. You people are very smart and your suggestions similarly glisten with your prodigious collective wit and wisdom: the people have spoken, and the people want monkeys. Actually they want more […]
I’m always the last to find out about things, such as the time when I turned to my girlfriend a year ago and said, “So the thing about the Pussycat Dolls is that they’re transgender, right?” You see, I had confused them for a burlesque act, and let’s just say I haven’t quite lived that […]
Another Wednesday, another chance to be heard loud and clear. What is the best piece of writing advice you have ever received ever? Here’s mine: “Writers write.” So simple. So profound. So maddeningly ambiguous. Sigh. Discuss amongst yourselves.
It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another installment of YOU TELL ME, the part of the blog where I stop pontificating and let you pontificate like the pontiff you’ve always wanted to be. So speak up, you silly pontiff, you. This week: not a multiple choice test. Put away your #2 pencils and scantron […]
Enjoy the blog except for the whole me-dispensing-advice thing? Wish I’d can it so you could talk freely to your fellow writers in the comment section? Well, you’re in luck. Every Wednesday (weather permitting), I’m going to have a feature called You Tell Me, where, after I get verklempt, I’ll introduce a topic for you […]