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It’s another gray morning for you, the long-suffering Writer-Querier. As usual, you take a moment to steel yourself, then open your email for the daily parade of rejections.
The Flatterer: “Mr. J — Although you deftly draw us into this dark world of addiction, and I was moved by the protagonist’s struggles, I am going to pass on this one…” [DELETE]
The Economist: “I was certainly intrigued when I began reading your novel, however, in this challenging market…” [DELETE]
March 16, 2011 | Beyond the Margins
Books for Writers
Whisper the words books on writing to a bunch of writers and you might have to watch the whoosh of air as they take sides so fast it’s like being transported to West Side Story.
Jets: “Books, I don’t need no stinking how-to-learn-to-write books. Long as I have John Gardner, I’m fine.”
Sharks: “I can’t hear you over this stack of books on writing stacked in front of me.”
March 9, 2011 | Beyond the Margins
Each Wednesday, our friends from Beyond the Margins will be guest posting. This week, author Nichole Bernier on novels best kept in drawers.
March 2, 2011 | Beyond the Margins
Each Wednesday, our friends from Beyond the Margins will be guest posting. This week, author and Grub alum Chris Abouzeid, with a great list of perplexing (and hilarious) definitions from the blogosphere and beyond.