Category Archives: Books

Mini book club

In my last post, I mentioned my Mini Book Club. My partner in crime and I were motivated by a few things. We wanted to challenge ourselves by reading books we wouldn’t normally read. I also had been thinking about … Continue reading

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A Letterman farewell from Oscar Wilde

As many of you are already aware, Late Night’s David Letterman hosted his final show last week. As almost none of you are aware, my Mini Book Club (there are two of us) just finished up Oscar Wilde’s The Picture … Continue reading

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Stress-free self-publishing

I’ve been following Catherine Ryan Howard’s blog for some time now, not only for all the great advice on self-publishing, but also her entertaining and light-hearted tone. For a long time the blog was called Catherine, Caffeinated, but she seems … Continue reading

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Of Brontë and Brussels sprouts

Hello. My name is Chris, and I’ve never read a Brontë before. Well, up until last month, anyway. I had always put all those Brontë sisters in the category of stodgy old stuff I was supposed to read but didn’t … Continue reading

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Local books for the holidays

At my writing group last night we were talking about selling books locally, and got to talking about the big pre-holiday shopping days coming up next week. In the US, we often refer to “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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