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Banned Books Week

The written word wields remarkable power. It can shape and sway the minds of readers. So, it’s no surprise that every so often comes a time when the powers that be deems a work of literature too taboo for the … Continue reading

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Reserve That Can of Whoop Ass

  Last week I read an article in the Huffington Post about an author who went WWE on the literary agent who had rejected him. Thankfully, the agent’s loyal dog came to her rescue. Still, the situation has reminded me just how … Continue reading

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Coping with Rejection in the Literary World — Dos and Don’ts

  Rejection is not fatal. I don’t remember where I heard that phrase or who coined it, but the power of those four words resonated with me from the moment I heard them. I agree, rejection isn’t fatal…but it can … Continue reading

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