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Friday JohnKu – AKA TGIF #JusJoJan

  A brand new year with the promise of a new beginning. It is funny how one day can be so different from another. Yesterday was so last year and today is what is happening now. I hope everyone had a lovely New Year’s Eve. Mine is usually pretty mild. We normally have a nice […]

One Hundred is as One Hundred Does

I went online just before the Super Bowl on Sunday to see if I could find out just how many books had been written about the Super Bowl. To most of you; the answer to this question is about as important as finding out how many calories in a hot fudge sundae.  Once you know the […]

Grumpy is as Grumpy Does

More research activity turned up an interesting article at Mental_Floss written by Stacy Conradt titled; 11 Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books. I thought it interesting since there are listed some pretty good movies and some surprising reasons why the authors of the original story hated them.  Here is a recap of […]

Submission is as Submission Does

Since I am in the sweaty process of submitting my work to find an agent and/or publisher, I have come across many different kinds of submission policies.  Some policies are very simple; send a query letter and we’ll get back in five minutes to tell you that we can’t do you for XYZ reasons.(You can […]

Rule is as Rule Does

Rule is as Rule Does I was doing some research (ahem make that surfing the net) when I came across an article from the Guardian UK describing a number of author provided rules for writing.  I have already published Elmore Leonard’s famous ten rules list back in November, but I was taken with the list […]