Monthly Archives: June 2012

Humorous Editing Symbols

For you in the book- or magazine-editing world, this will tickle. (As with the Shakespeare info posted June 21, I grabbed this visual from one of the newsletters from the Maine Writers and Publishers Association. Neither the editor, Joshua Bodwell, … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving, Reading, and Serendipity

Books and water don’t mix, but that doesn’t mean a scuba diving vacation can’t also be packed with books and book talk. Hubby and I spent a lovely vacation scuba diving in Bonaire (Netherland Antilles) in the Caribbean, near Venezuela. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Way with Words

I have to pass this along. Newsletter editor Joshua Bodwell just supplied the below image as part of this week’s newsletter from the Maine Writers and Publishers Association. I don’t know whom to credit for the original image, but enjoy!

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New Tabbed Section of My Favorites

I have succumbed. I decided to take advantage of Amazon’s template for displaying and commenting on my favorite books. It’s just a neat way to see the covers and read a quick sentence by me about each, then to click … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury Knew His Worth

The year was 1979. The project was to develop the upper grades (7 – 8 ) of a new elementary-school reading program … on an insane schedule. Two of us were acting on tips while also searching on our own … Continue reading

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Booksigning in Barn Raises Laughter

A rustic setting was the backdrop for a ribald reading by author Dan Zevin from his new book, Dan Gets a Minivan. The reading took place in the barn attached to Lily King’s house. Lily had invited her friends, including … Continue reading

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