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Harry Potter? Meh.

November 28, 2011


First off, I have never read any of the Harry Potter books. Yes, yes, I am an avid reader, but there are countless books in the world, and I only have so many hours of my life. Harry has just never bubbled up to the top. Now, with that out of the way, I can […]

The Query Letter Spark

May 31, 2011


  I’ve been helping a friend of mine get his query package ready to send to a specific literary agent. The agent wants the typical query letter, synopsis, and 5 pages.  So my friend has typed this all up and sent it to me to give it a once over.  I’ve read his entire manuscript […]

The End of Books

December 26, 2010


I have had all my kids here this Christmas and all their friends have come over. All in all, there’s been a ridiculous measure of youth around the house…and I’ve noticed something. A. None of these kids read. B. They all use devices (phone, ipod, ipad, etc) that permit them to stretch out in bed, […]