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Daily Digest: Interesting Links and Such

Articles I found interesting 1/4/2011 Smugglivus 2010: Airing of Grievances (The Book Smugglers) 2010 is over, 2011 has begun, and Smugglivus is nearly complete! Which means that we must also undergo another very important ritual… The Airing of Grievances(in which we air out any dirty laundry from 2010. Warning: plenty of swearing and spoilers ahoy)Read…

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interesting links and such

I wanted to post interesting links I’ve come across today from various venues. Some of the links will be books and publishing related and some will be random. Here goes:HowtoLose20lbs.of Fat in 30Days… Without DoingAny Exercise In the last six weeks, I have cut from about 180 lbs. to 165 lbs., while adding about 10…

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Happy New Year. Welcome 2011

Happy new years! I am happy 2011 is here. I did not hate 2010 but I do enjoy new beginnings. I’m not one for resolutions, because I feel most of them don’t get last the first few weeks. The changes I want to make, I want go make sure they happen. I’m going to write…

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Cheating and The Crackerjack Conundrum

After a hypothetical question on facebook about cheating, my husband and I started to talk about it. We got down to why people cheat and he said this that made me think. Hubby: “It’s like opening up a box of crackerjacks when you’re a kid.You’re like oh wow, ummm, I love these. They taste so…

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My 2 Cents: Reader Bias and Emotion

How much does our emotions and current state of mind affect how we feel about a story, what we put into our stories and our reviews. Sometimes when starting a book, it grabs me from the first line and I am truly invested until the end. Other times it takes me chapters into the book…

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