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Breaking All the Rules
You know how they say you have to know the rules before you can break them? Mary Robinette Kowal has a few words to say about that , and I think they're worth reading, whether or not you've read Ender's Game [which I haven't]. Excerpt: In 2005, I was fortun...
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BVC's May newsletter has a free book, along with specials, new releases and news!
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Thanks for posting such a detailed review! It looks great.
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Lots of specials this month--including one of mine!
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Oh, the awesome.
 
Octopus deceiving a predator with its ink.  #tentacletuesday  
I am a Great White Shark
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Highly recommended!
AWESOME. I love this book. Characterization that pulled me right into a culture that is so different from my own, and dialogue and emotions that are real and true. Watching t...
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A Cautionary Tale
I stress that when you sign a contract with a publisher you need an agent. There are so many ways a publisher can take advantage of you, and no matter how nice or professional or respected your editor is, that editor has a responsibility to the publisher to...
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Check out today's blog entry. Not just the new cover, but every cover the book has ever had! [Yes even the pink one, oh hush.]
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A buy page with links to anywhere and everywhere in the world that you can order This Crumbling Pageant--whether in hardcover, trade or digital.
 For your convenience: available wherever you are, howe…
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Best headline I've seen.
 
Brontosauri return from Pluto, news at 11...
In a new study researchers suggest the dinosaur currently known as Apatosaurus excelsus, famously first known as Brontosaurus until 1903, is different enough from its Apatosaurian kin as to be a different dinosaur altogether.
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I received a research book from London yesterday. I didn't expect it to be beautiful.

Win!
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I love Ibex merino. Love. And this is an amazing price.
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  • At the Mercy of the Muse
    Novelist, present
    Telling Persephone Fury's story as fast as she can live it.
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Anglophile with a Texas accent.
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I'm Pooks. If you're looking for Pooks, you've found me!

Tell me a story, and I'll tell you mine...
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Nicholl Fellow (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences). Rita Finalist (Romance Writers of America).
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pooks