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reid-gomez's picture
Feb.24.2012
Yá'át'ééh,   Lot's going on over here at Reid Gómez©.  Standing on the edge, before the earth's curve.  Working on getting an agent...
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Feb.25.2012
I'm up to page 83 in my landing an agent book.  The author suggests I make a list of the people I know, assuming I know more people than I think...
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Feb.27.2012
The research begins.  Reading emails, reading newsletters, checking names and acknowledgements.  The author writes that it's a numbers game...
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Feb.28.2012
The book says:  "Building your ficiton bio or your platform is building your publishing career." I've been writing, and publishing, since 1989....
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Feb.29.2012
After hours on line today, reading emails and the Poets and Writers data base I'm developing my list.  This is the surface.  I will have to...
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Mar.02.2012
Another day on the Poets and Writers database looking for agents for Literary Fiction.  I posted a quesiton on my FB asking what writers my FBF...
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Mar.04.2012
I haven't been asleep.  I haven't given up.  I spent last two days of hours working on a statement that will post tomorrow.  In...
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reid-gomez's picture
Mar.05.2012
In "Too Vivid for Philosophy:  Reflections on Milan Kundera, Orhan Pamuk, and the Path of Fiction" Askold Melnyczuk's reading of Kundera reveals...
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reid-gomez's picture
Mar.05.2012
I finished searching the Poets & Writers agent database today and have begun looking through the list of names I've culled from their "first...
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reid-gomez's picture
Mar.06.2012
Another day on the web searching agents.  I found an excellent interview with Lynn Nesbit in the Poets & Writers archive.  She makes...
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Oct.11.2010
The sun is warm on your face and you're holding your arms up high, grinning into the freshening breeze, squinting at the bright sea stretching out...
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Aug.15.2013
Watching the publishing world evolve is interesting to me on multiple levels, what with being on many sides of the world of books. I sell them. I...
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Dec.10.2013
At the opening of the collection Upon a Midnight Clear, edited by Greg Herren, there is an introduction that made me smile. It said things that I've...
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Dec.24.2013
I'm sure you all know about my history with Christmas Ornaments. If you haven't seen the posts about them, then you can take a peek at these entries...
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laurie-stone's picture
Oct.06.2010
   Twice a day I walk a three-mile course on a country road that banks the colony where I am staying. A writer there has a method for letting go of...
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Oct.07.2011
I would like to be the Poet Laureate of the U.S. of A., because I am familiar with that country and it's easy to get to.   It also has a...
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Apr.12.2009
Neither my mother nor my father graduated from high school, but they were both big readers, as were my grandparents. We had novels, religious...
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jane-hammons's picture
May.09.2009
I just recently joined twitter mainly to see what it was like. Since most of my students are 18-22 in age, I try to keep up with the technology they...
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cathy-fiorello's picture
Oct.22.2009
The year 2001 was not a good year for Americans.  It was a double whammy for me.  Just weeks before the terrorist attack, I was diagnosed with a...
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sheila-english's picture
Jan.18.2010
Who was Jesus and how did he live? Why do we celebrate Christmas and Easter the ways that we do? What role does the Bible play in providing us with...
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