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What's in a name? | What's in a name?

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Jan.13.2014
Posted on January 13, 2014 In part 3 of my series on con­fer­ences, I’m tak­ing a look at reader con­fer­ences. These would be num­ber 3 on my list of value for invest­ment, but they’re a big draw for a lot of peo­ple. I can only speak to the few I’ve attended,...
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Oct.14.2013
I’ve got a spe­cial offer I want to extend it to you, my faith­ful blog read­ers. In order to cre­ate vis­i­bil­ity, espe­cially at Ama­zon, I’m look­ing for reviews the week of Novem­ber 1st. If you have time to read a dig­i­tal Advance Reader...
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Sep.16.2013
I’m going to be at Boucher­con in Albany start­ing tomor­row, but never fear, my blog will still be here, with all the usual fea­tures. I just won’t be able to remind you to check in, so please book­mark the site and put it on your ‘to do’ list for the week. Back to my...
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Feb.11.2013
There’s a lot going on. I’m over at Savvy Authors talk­ing about sex again. Seri­ously, it’s an intro to the 12 Steps to Inti­macy Work­shop I’ll be doing in March. I’m also pleased to be par­tic­i­pat­ing in my first ever blog hop. It looked like a lot of fun...
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Dec.22.2011
I hope everyone is getting ready for their holiday celebrations in a calm, peaceful, stress-free way! And if you're stuck having to find a last-minute gift, may I humbly remind you that e-books can be given as gifts. It's been around for a while on Amazon, but Barnes & Noble has joined in...
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Nov.22.2010
Last week, Red Room invited our members to blog about their favorite character names in literature. We did this after asking our authors the week before to participate in the First Amendment Project's Character Name Auction, joining Red Room's Andrew Sean Greer, Ayelet Waldman, Dave Eggers, Jane...
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Nov.16.2010
I am seduced by the names in Dickens’ Bleak House and particularly by the name of the heroine, Lady Dedlock. Dickens was a master at describing character though the use of colourful names, and Lady Dedlock is a prime example. An aristocrat, frozen in the manners of her class, she lives with the...