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An Email From My Mom About the Joys of Her...
I have been downloading books from the library, which is way cool, because you just delete when you’re through. There’s never an overdue book. Also, I started taking it to the Y in the morning. For a long time I thought I had to protect the Nook or something, but the fact is the Nook is way easier to use on the eliptical than trying to read a paperback. The Nook in its holder/cover...
There were several quiet mummers coming from the men assembled in the room.– Yes, that’s right. I believe this is where the Mummers all hang out during the year, waiting for the annual Philadelphia Mummers Parade.
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Just give me time and I’ll wipe that expression of your face.– (I’m not sure… maybe the person had leaned too close to the window, and had left a face print which the speaker had not, yet, had time to wash away?)
Will Lit Punch Punch Up the Twin Cities Lit Scene? →
Common Denominator in Successful Children's Books:...
A recent New York Times article draws interesting comparisons between uber-successful children’s book authors Shel Silverstein, Maurice Sendak, and Dr. Seuss and asserts the secret to their success is in not only not pandering to their audience, but perhaps to borderline alienating them. Is Adam Mansbach next in line?
"Trying too hard for a vernacular" quote of the...
“We do not know how many numbers we will face…” (Personally, I’m guessing at least zero through nine. Maybe some double-digits. Perhaps The Count could help…?)
Further Evidence of the Growth of Digital...
IKEA reports they will now design their popular “BILLY” bookshelves, with mainly tchotchkes in mind. Full story over at The Economist
Nerdy news: NASA developing an astrophysics social... →
NASA is talking about developing a MMO space science game for educational and entertainment purposes. It might allow me to one day “own” a spaceship. I’m down.
A New Player in the TC Publishing Scene:... →
Johanna Harness's Twitter Rules for Authors →