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       I didn’t want to like Life Among Giants, but I did. Those teenaged masturbatory fantasies (no Holden Caulfield fan I) were written with such fresh candor that I became a fan despite previous eye rolls. Football I loathe, but ballet is a different story, so I was...
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The Book Doctors, book editors and friends to writers everywhere,  & David Henry Sterry, interview Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting & Skagboys, on Huffington Post http://huff.to/135K8zB
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Elaine Lee Partner at The AudioComics Company, Actor, Playwright, Comic Book Writer If you're doing it right, it's the toughest job you'll ever take on. You'll feel anxious, elated, irritated, grateful, frustrated, righteous and exhausted. You'll spend double shifts at the computer, Facebooking...
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Photo: Author and book from rainydaybooks.com   For the first time in recent memory, I find myself not giving a hypothetical four or five stars to a book that I read very quickly, in a couple of days.  Which is not to say that I disliked it.  In fact, I did like it, sometimes a...
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  Chapter 24   Monday Morning - Charleston       Walker and Marcus left Walker’s house at Shem Creek at 8 Monday morning and headed to the Federal Building on Meeting Street in downtown Charleston. Walker had specified that no media be told of Witherow’s decision to turn...
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  I have a novel coming out! This crazy, decades-long dream of mine is becoming a reality, just like that. My awesome agent, Harvey Klinger, who expertly and kindly helped me shape my book, by showing me what unnecessary sections to cut, where to deepen characters, where to tighten the action...
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Kafka's first novel has a new translation and embarks upon its own voyage into the new world. Though it is not really new - it is the same old world of men and hopelessness, and it's the same old world since humans decided to live with other humans. A laff a minute, of course - if you happen to be...
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Will Weaver Author, 'The Survivors' A writer pal called recently to grumble about his agent-and, formerly, mine. He's a National Book Award winner a few years back, and together we endured a worst-case scenario: a small but well established agency changes leadership, and goes bankrupt at first...
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Help! I’ve been sucked into an alternate universe where time passes at 10 times the usual speed. It’s taken me over five months to start adding birthdays and other significant dates into my ‘new’ diary… and it’s been over three months since my last blog. Thank goodness, though, there have been a...
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An internet writing group to which I belong recently had a lengthy discussion about the pitfalls of using recognized names and places in fiction. I generally say, except for the potential publicity from being sued, why take the chance. I say this even though I have swum in these waters in an...