Sunday, December 23, 2007

A Tip for Beating Writer's Block

Use email.

I ran across this piece on a site called LifeClever ... an obvious tribute to yet another very helpful site called lifehacker.

LifeClever tells us that using email is more convenient than your word processing software, involves less pressure and more.

I recommend reading the LifeClever piece.

I may try this.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Not Faithless, Just STOOOPID!

From Publisher's Lunch today:

Borders' UK Atheist Tag: Bad Faith?
There's been a backlash in the UK to a holiday card given out by Borders with copies of Richard Dawkins' THE GOD DELUSION that reads "O come all ye faithless." Borders responded to criticism with an apology and statement saying they "did not intend it as anti-Christian or a swipe at the Christian faith."

Monday, December 03, 2007

Author who sued Dan Brown dies

Well, even though Random House's well-documented distortions and misrepresentations have smeared me, and turned me into publishing's bĂȘte noir, that's clearly better than this:

Friday November 30, 2007
Guardian Unlimited

Richard Leigh, a writer of alternative history who unsuccessfully sued for plagiarism over themes in Dan Brown's blockbuster novel The Da Vinci Code, has died, his agent said today. He was 64.

US-born Leigh, who had lived in Britain for three decades, died in London on November 21 from causes related to a heart condition, the Jonathan Clowes Agency said.

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