Tag Archives: Anny Cook

Around the blogging world–

Just FYI: Penny Watson is editing (I’m guessing) her new (Is that an oxymoron?) geriatric romance.  I say, Go Pens!  Check it out here:  Apples Should Be Red My French Heaven is celebrating one year on Instagram.  Stephane’s photos are … Continue reading

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Reciprocity.

One is under no obligation to reciprocate. However, in this business I am frequently reminded of the song by Allen Toussaint, performed by one of my favorites– the late great Lowell George of Little Feat- Here’s a portion of the … Continue reading

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What’s luck got to do with it…

A lot, I think. I’ve been reading lately about success and failure.  The Sunday New York Times had a three page article on Amanda Hocking, while on Saturday Anny Cook wrote a very touching post entitled The Rush all about … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude

I’m off for three days, but I’m leaving you with some marvelous words I think authors and readers should be familiar with, some resources and some opinions, for what they’re worth. Schadenfreude:  Pleasure derived from the misfortune of others. Avarice:  … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff.

The Voynich Manuscript. Somebody out there needs to write a great fantasy story about this book and its indecipherable code. Here I am, can you see me waving from a row house rooftop near Fells Point in Baltimore? Baltimore is … Continue reading

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