Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
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“It’s lazy of the local shopkeepers in Puerto Vallarta to close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during ‘siesta’ time-this should be banned.”
This brings up a topic of discussion I have with many people: when do you find time to write?
Well, for 16 years, I worked the night shift at various motels. 11p-7a. My weekends were whatever two days the supervisor scheduled. Usually, I would go home and if I needed to be up for class later that evening, I…Continue
May I have a few paragraphs to discuss a minor issue? This is about following directions.
Before I joined Gannett, I spent years filling out online applications (paper applications having almost gone by the wayside) and have spent years querying agents and publishers regarding my books.
Each site and organization has directions to follow to fill out their applications or to submit material.
Online applications are…Continue
Another set of student essays. This time, on Integrity:
I think integrity is practicing you hardest and doing the moves the correct way. It is about not fighting with or being mean to my brother even if mommy and daddy are not watching.
It is also about doing what the teacher says, like standing quietly in line when the teacher is helping someone else.
Helping others when you say you are going to help is also a way to show integrity.
“The roads were uneven and bumpy, so we could not read the local guide book during the bus ride to the resort. Because of this, we were unaware of many things that would have made our holiday more fun.”
Okay, I just don't know what to say about this.
Anyway, I wanted to relate this to how reading has always been one of my enjoyments. I think one of the best jobs I could have would be one where I did nothing but read books. Maybe for review (which I do for free…Continue