Month: May 2008

Galley Stuff

In the last couple weeks, I have had the opportunity to look at the galleys of the magazines in which my stories will be appearing. The experience is a heady one. There are your words, and you didn’t have to type them this time, and someone else has formatted and made them look pretty. Of…

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May is Over, June is In

I didn’t really set any goals for April or May. At first I decided that I would pat my back for things I got done and not worry about what I set out to do. Apparently praise doesn’t work for me. I didn’t even do a decent blog session this month. So, back to goal…

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Round Story Action Time

Our round story is progressing nicely. We have a large quantity of pages and a lot of schtuff that happens. Right now it’s my turn and I think I’ve decided what I wanna do–probably a good thing since it’s due tomorrow. However, I plan to propose a couple things relating to the story now that…

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Quotes from Ancient Greeks

I was at work the other day and flipped through a book of “Ancient Wisdom.” Inside there was a quote from some brilliant Greek philosopher (I think he was Greek) that went along the lines of this: “If you want to be a good reader: read. If you want to be a good writer: write.”…

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Marginalia

In front of me, I have a couple of books that I read a while ago. There are notes in the margins…and things like smiley faces for passages that I liked. Now, my question for today is: what do the notes you make in the margins say about you? I’m not limiting this to novels…

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