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Three Ways to Make Resistance Irrelevant and Win the Struggle to Create and Market Your Art

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There’s a Hole in the Bucket, Dear Liza

Goal: post daily.
First miss: Sunday, August 18th, 2013
Take Sundays off? Try harder? Schedule further in advance? Must ponder.


Chandleresque (Guest Post at Lilac Reviews)

More than one person has generously compared my book A Long, Hard Look to Raymond Chandler.

One person asked why, and posted my answer at her review website.

Give it a read. Comment. (Let’s make others think I have a huge audience of loyal supporters, eh?)

Lilac Reviews


Interior Design: An Invisible Art, Until It’s Not

photo http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1331104/ by Faith LaFazia http://www.sxc.hu/profile/flafaziaSome functions are hygienic: just as you don’t notice when someone has taken a shower, you don’t notice if windows are clean, you don’t notice if a musical instrument is in tune, and you don’t notice if a book’s interior is properly designed.

The opposites are also true.

If you’re a music-lover, a shop-owner, or an elevator-sharer, you’ll notice all right.

And if you’re a bibliophile, a poorly designed book is painful. It, well, stinks.

I just finished reading a book which could have been marvelous. Fascinating stories from inside an industry I appreciate.
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