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by jan
August 13th, 2010, 9:49 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: Do you have a new blog post?
Replies: 2688
Views: 338791

Re: Do you have a new blog post?

I did one a couple of days ago about writers, self-confidence and posted a video about a four year old with an insane amount of confidence!

http://janmarkley.blogspot.com/2010/08/ ... -good.html
by jan
August 13th, 2010, 9:39 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Wackiest "advice"/comments you've gotten from non-writers
Replies: 36
Views: 10321

Re: Wackiest "advice"/comments you've gotten from non-writers

The funniest comment I got after my book Dead Frog on the Porch was published was from another writer at my book launch who said: "I don't understand why you didn't hold out for the million dollar book deal." Yeah, I don't understand why I didn't either!
by jan
January 14th, 2010, 6:38 pm
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: How I Got the Best Agent Ever
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Re: How I Got the Best Agent Ever

You're funny - and I'm biased because I entered the contest as well.

;-j
by jan
January 14th, 2010, 4:06 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What I learned about voice from Simon Cowell
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

What I learned about voice from Simon Cowell

I’ll admit it. In the cold dark days of January I’ve been know to drag my frostbitten butt home from work, put on my sweat pants, inhale a Mars bar for dinner followed by a chaser of lemon pie filling (not the pie, just the filling), listen to the north wind howling and pray to all the pray guys for...
by jan
January 13th, 2010, 2:58 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Serial commas: yes or no
Replies: 12
Views: 2104

Re: Serial commas: yes or no

just don't get me started on the en dash vs. em dash debate ;-j