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"I always wanted to be a writer but it wasn’t until I began to enjoy writing that people wanted to..."

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“I always wanted to be a writer but it wasn’t until I began to enjoy writing that people wanted to read my story.” - Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (source)

"It helps to remember why we got into this whole fiction-writing ‘business’ to begin..."

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“It helps to remember why we got into this whole fiction-writing ‘business’ to begin with: because we wanted to see what was behind that door, if not to break it down altogether. Because writers are born snoops and eavesdroppers and gossips and sneaky little diary readers just about driven by what we don’t know. Show More Summary

"If you ask people to think about it, they’re probably vaguely aware that writers agree to blurb..."

5 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“If you ask people to think about it, they’re probably vaguely aware that writers agree to blurb books because they have some connection, either professional or personal, to the author – but the genre seems to demand a certain effacement...Show More Summary

"The OED tells us suspense is, in part, ‘a state of mental uncertainty, with expectation of or..."

5 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“The OED tells us suspense is, in part, ‘a state of mental uncertainty, with expectation of or desire for decision, and usually some apprehension or anxiety; the condition of waiting, esp. of being kept waiting, for an expected decision,...Show More Summary

"Nobody else lives your life, just you. Unless you’re a ghost who’s taken over a person’s body. If..."

6 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“Nobody else lives your life, just you. Unless you’re a ghost who’s taken over a person’s body. If so, whoa, please don’t come looking for me.  Regardless, when you see other people succeed and do awesome things, you’ll get jealous. But their success doesn’t diminish you. Show More Summary

"It’s like being in the woods and trying to start a fire with wet kindling. You keep breaking matches..."

6 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“It’s like being in the woods and trying to start a fire with wet kindling. You keep breaking matches and you are shocked when it lights.” - Thomas McGuane, on writing (source)

What Causes the Smell of New & Old Books?  via @compoundchem

8 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

What Causes the Smell of New & Old Books?  via @compoundchem

Great Moments in Epigraph HistoryFrom Close Range by Annie...

9 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

Great Moments in Epigraph History From Close Range by Annie Proulx

"Minnesotans are cranky and independent. They’ll shop at a local store over Amazon any day."

9 months agoMedia / Publishing : Listen Up

“Minnesotans are cranky and independent. They’ll shop at a local store over Amazon any day.” - Inside the Thriving Bookstore Scene of the Twin Cities

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