Posts Tagged ‘reading’
What Happens When a Novel Gets People Talking?
It used to be that a good writer could write about anything, that a novelist could interpret reality in the way she chose, that a publisher could publish any book that was intelligent, relevant, and well-grounded. But have the rules changed? In this day and age of PC to the extreme, can only a rape…Read More
6 Reasons the KonMari Method Does Not Work With Books
A week ago, I had no idea who Marie Kondo was. Then, after rushing past yet one more article about her now-viral KonMari Method of decluttering a home, I slowed and took a closer look. Marie Kondo is a professional tidier-upper. The star of several books, a ton of videos, and as of…Read More
I hear you!
The notes you send have a huge impact on me. The most obvious instance occurred in June, soon after Sweet Salt Air came out. One reader said she thought the book started too slowly. I promptly turned to my work-in-progress, reread the opening with a critical eye, then switched Chapters 1 and 2 so that…Read More