Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Picture of Dorian Gray: The Uncensored Original Text

Read the description of this book on Amazon, it almost made me cry.  Next, go and read the publishing philosophy for Perfect Edge Books, paying special attention to the bits on editorial services.  Two writers I have admired for years recently said, “underediting is better than … Continue reading

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Why You Have to Meet Phil Jourdan

Those of you who know me well have already heard about this guy. For the rest of you—I am about to gush. Hard. First, go to this website: slothrop.com so you can follow along. This guy is like the second … Continue reading

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Pink Fish Press Featured on Arc of a Writer!

Elena Hartwell, a local teacher, writer and playwright interviewed Renda and I for her spotlight on small presses. This week it was our turn at Pink Fish Press. You can find that interview here.Renda’s answers to the questions come first, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe

I wanted to give this five stars when I posted the review on Amazon, but thought that was hypocritical since I would only do that knowing the author won the Nobel Prize. With all that said, this was an awfully good … Continue reading

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More Than a Book Review of The Wife by Meg Wolitzer

I loved this book.   The plot moved quickly and I felt sympathy for the main character Joan Castleman from the first page. I also felt like the book offered a few words of warning. Right away we know that … Continue reading

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