Marion on February 22, 2009

Authonomy is a site put up by Harper-Collins UK. It’s a place for writers trying to get published or working on revisions to network with each other and read and comment on their work. A lot of what’s up there is very good, much better than on CreateSpace which unlike Authonomy was set up for […]

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Marion on February 20, 2009

Recently, I went to an author talk/book signing at a New York cultural institution. The talk was in an auditorium and the book signing after was in the lobby. The books, however, were on sale at the institution’s bookstore which was down the hall, so first you had to shlep over to the bookstore, get […]

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Marion on February 18, 2009

“They moved Betty to another table.” “I’m sorry to hear that Mom. I know you like Betty.” “They put this new woman there, Rosalie. Ugh, I can’t stand her. She’s always asking questions.” “She’s new. That’s understandable.” “She always wants to know, what’s going on here? What’s to do?” “She takes an interest….” “She’s always […]

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Marion on February 14, 2009

I’ve entered the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. After my experience with the 3-Day, one might question the wisdom. The 3 Day broke my heart in part because I wrote a novel (or more accurately novella) The Death Trip, specifically for the contest. If I hadn’t had the 3-Day deadline, I don’t know that I […]

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Marion on February 13, 2009

We’re still working to turn this into a site and not just blog. There are a whole bunch of entries dated Feb 8 which were actually written earlier and moved on that date. The favorite and best entry (imho) is Lifeline, so take a look if you haven’t already.

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