Monday Musing: Mauritius!

First things first: Agent Carrie is running her monthly Query Critique today–with bonus 1st page–so if you want to see what an agent thinks of a submitted query and first page, and if you want to help a fellow author potentially win a critique of her first hundred pages, hie on over to Carrie’s blog […]

Whither Latvia?

I like statistics. Not in a math nerd, let’s break out the Chi-squared test, and analyze this data set, but in a general, are we trending up or are we trending down? sort of way. When I pop into my blogger dashboard, the number of page views are there, staring me in the face, big […]

Give The People What They Want

Ahh, The Kinks must have had a “Low Budget” for videos when they filmed that one…. Several weeks ago, a bit of a hubbub broke out on Absolute Write concerning author Elle Lothlorien, who brazenly flouts the ‘never respond to a bad review’ convention by, well, responding to bad reviews. She takes a ‘customer service’ […]

Monday Musing: This and That

Well, how about that? I was just looking at my dashboard and realized that Friday’s post was #100! Funny how we put such emphasis on certain numbers, isn’t it? Anniversaries and birthdays that end in 0 or 5 get a lot of attention, and then there are the biggies: 25, 50 and 100. Sadly, #100 […]