Daily Archives: May 4, 2008
Today’s “Why Does This Even Need to Be Asked” Question of the Day
Posted on May 4, 2008 59 Comments
It is: Should a multimillionaire Yale Law grad who’s lived in the White House and hadn’t pumped her own gas in years before a recent Potemkin pit stop be allowed call anyone else “elitist” without being laughed at in open derision?
Full Spectrum Sunset
Posted on May 4, 2008 10 Comments
What can I say. I live in pretty.
Before & After
Posted on May 4, 2008 44 Comments
Before: After: Or, why people often don’t recognize me despite having seen lots of pictures of me. Also, I think I’m using the “before” picture as my next author photo.
An Amusing Bit of Unnecessary Encouragement
Posted on May 4, 2008 40 Comments
Royalty check yesterday afternoon, for Old Man’s War and The Android’s Dream, from Tor/Macmillan (I handled that deal myself; all the other novels are handled through my agent, who in fact e-mailed me today with news of other royalties to be sent my way. It’s been a nice weekend). In the royalty package, a note, […]
The Subtle Difference Between Professional and Psychotic Hosebag
Posted on May 4, 2008 17 Comments
La Gringa with a sample letter from someone who apparently doesn’t want an agent as much as he thinks he does. Folks, this is simple. As far as writers go, the difference between a professional and a psychotic hosebag is not that psychotic hosebags take rejection personally and professionals don’t. The difference is that even […]
Whatever Everyone Else is Saying