Daily Archives: February 14, 2007
I have recently been asked to enumerate my policy for blurbing books in advance of their publication. My policy is pretty simple: 1. Yes, I am happy to look at books with an eye toward blurbing them. 2. Those blurb requests should come from the book’s editor/publisher, not from the writer him/herself. For those of […]
Here’s one: Make a snow fort. This is what I get for growing up somewhere where the average February temperature was 68 degrees. Really, what was I thinking. Also: see that? Most of that’s accumulation from the last two days. Yeah, we got snow.
As promised yesterday, I’ve got an Author Interview with Joe Hill up over at By The Way, in which many subjects are essayed in detail and a good time is had by all. If you don’t go to read this interview, your pancreas could seize up and you may die. I didn’t say it will […]
Usually I trek out and about the day before Valentine’s Day to get Krissy a card or some small token (we don’t believe in going overboard for Valentine’s Day), but yesterday we were pretty much snowed in and today we’re definitely so, so I didn’t get out of the house. So this morning before she […]
You know, when I’m not writing here, or on By the Way, or working on a novel, or a non-fiction book, or banging out a corporate brochure, or mugging little old ladies for their gerunds, I’m often writing magazine articles. Here’s one of them, on a company called MediaDefender, which is a company that tries […]