Reading, Writing, Thoreau, Soccer Moms, Kindle Giveaway - oh my!

I’m participating, along with several other bloggers, in Cathryn Grant’s Suburban Noir Fiction and Kindle Giveaway. Lucky winners will receive a FREE copy of Cathryn’s debut novel, The Demise of the Soccer Moms, OR a FREE Wi-Fi Kindle pre-loaded with the novel.

My post today about my love for reading and writing is    [Continue reading]

No Parknig

Some of you know I was an editorial assistant at one of the Big Name publishers in Boston in my first post-college job. Every morning, I’d stop at Dunkin’ Donuts for a large coffee and two glazed donuts, ride from Cambridge to Park Street on the MBTA, spill out with the hordes into Boston    [Continue reading]

Sex toys and iPods

Well, if this title doesn’t up my blog stats and clog my spam filter, I don’t know what will.

I’m sorry to disappoint those of you visiting my site for the first time because of its title, but this post is actually about how authors merchandise and sell their books.

No, really.

Bye. Thanks for dropping by,    [Continue reading]

I can go to frickin' Barnes and Nobles...

It’s official. Snooki’s ‘novel’ – A Shore Thing – is out. I first wrote about it in October with You want tanning spray with that bestseller?

As she says on this interview (found at The 5 Most Ridiculous Things about Snooki’s New Novel): “My castmates are very surprised that I’m an    [Continue reading]