I'm not sure how many of you, since you've hit over drinking age, have run amok in playgrounds meant for children at least a decade and a half younger than you, (amok in a completely sober, legal, clothed kind of way)--but it's actually quite fun and oddly magical. Especially if it's a Friday night, there's … Continue reading Randomness on a Friday night
I think everyone has heard of Boston drivers. They are notorious. The Roommate, who hails from NH, once confirmed for me that up there, they can tell when a person is from Massachusetts by their driving. To quote from wikiTravel's page on Boston: As mentioned above, Boston area drivers are not known for their courtesy … Continue reading WTF Boston? 2
So, yeah...as some of you may have seen, I'm back in retail. It's a shit job with not-so-great pay and I'm not planning on being there for very long--I hope that with a lot of legwork, I'll find My Editorial Assistant Dream Job soon.Or, you know, get a job at a bookstore. I went to … Continue reading WTF Boston?
So this is a blog on critiques, specifically giving them. Interesting, interesting. The blogger linked in a page of a manuscript she had a crit buddy read. Her favorite comment from her friend? "Ruh roh."http://querytracker.blogspot.com/2010/06/providing-better-critiques-being.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+QueryTracker+%28QueryTracker.net%29
I've wondered if the story is too complicated (which it probably is--soul swapping plus past "it's complicated" relationship plus family discord plus dead parents who killed themselves...). I think about the books I like. Atonement, my favorite book, is not exactly a walk in the park. It's painful and hard to read in parts and … Continue reading Synopses Are The Devil. And Other Thoughts.