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As It Turns Out, I’m Awesome (#Pit2Pub)

So today was #Pit2Pub on Twitter. I didn’t know until I logged on this morning, but I lost no time in throwing up a one-liner that piqued the interest of several independent publishers (you know, the guys who are responsible for the 20% of books that the Big Five don’t publish.) I don’t know why… Continue reading As It Turns Out, I’m Awesome (#Pit2Pub)

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A Rondel Lamenting the Slow Demise of the Indie Bookstore

Bookcases, empty and bare, Stand purposeless, as if in error. Where once the walls were lined with books Now barren shelves attract no looks   The dark store, a cavernous lair, A shadowy shell of what was there When we could lose ourselves with care In stories from book-laden nooks, Then fly away.   The… Continue reading A Rondel Lamenting the Slow Demise of the Indie Bookstore