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Thanks, everyone, for the kind words, the links, and the lurkers yesterday. I had no idea that people would actually be interested in this, which just shows what I know, since I think I had more hits yesterday than I’ve … Continue reading

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Sometimes I get into industry conversations with brand new writers where I feel like I might be unintentionally scaring the crap out of them. When you’ve been in the business for a while, it’s easy to forget that terms like … Continue reading

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I know some of you are tiring of hearing me go on and on about TV shows for the last few days. But, um, Veronica Mars was Tuesday night, so bear with me. In white text, as usual, to prevent … Continue reading

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unday afternoon, I kept catching myself in the act of indulging in my usual Sunday anxiety. “Oh no, it’s 4 p.m. already — how am I ever going to all the things that need to get done this weekend? Oh, … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago, the nice ladies over at Murder She Writes were discussing their first novels. Today, Gena Showalter and Jill Monroe blogged with excerpts from theirs. (Gena, I really don’t think yours was all that bad. And Jill. … Continue reading

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Here’s how to play:Take your favorite song lyrics and go to Babelfish.Translate them to German. Then translate that to French. Then translate the French back to English.Post the results on your blog and see who can guess the song. Here’s … Continue reading

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Miss Snark is clearly in the Christmas spirit, as she has offered to read and critique 106 synopses with her “crapometer.” I’ve been reading — okay, no, not reading, I don’t have the fortitude for that, but skimming pargraphs here … Continue reading

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(Note: Be sure to check out the “sample pages” poll results, below!) Julie Leto wrote in an earlier post This business is too competitive to have a weak opening. How true that is! This topic dovetails nicely with a discussion … Continue reading

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The blogosphere is exploding with attacks on chick lit.Look here (and the several dozen responses that follow), here (ditto), here, and here (comment #2). Look here and here for a few well-written responses. The most interesting thing I’ve noted on … Continue reading

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Today, I’m doing a giveaway of historical author Betina Krahn’s new romance, MAKE ME YOURS. It’s a marvelously fun romp through Victorian England with a spunky widowed innkeeper named Mariah and the bachelor gentleman Jack whose assignment from the Prince … Continue reading

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