Category: John

Christopher Moore Stuff

Went with Shane, John, Oliver, and Ali to see Christopher Moore in Boulder last night. Here are my notes: 1. It’s nice to see an author (a successful author, let me add) in the flesh because it proves that mere mortals are capable of having really cool careers. 2. If anyone asks me, at a…

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Are there any real losers?

For those of you keeping track of Ali and John’s competition, I know you’re with me when I say: Those two have done some work. Word Count Math: Both have done about 80 or so pages in less than two weeks. That’s an amazing blast of words for those of us who are not Stephen…

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Competition: Is It Right For You?

Iron John has proclaimed that competition is not for the weak, and I tend to agree with his argument. I also say that competition, healthy and vital competition, is necessary for development as a writer. In my college classes there was a certain ‘squaring up’–‘partnering’–‘creation of nemeses’ amongst the classmates. In essence, one would pick…

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Comments from the Peanut Gallery

Friday night, after closing on Thursday evening and then opening on Friday morning, I attended the Fourth Annual American Icon. Didn’t participate in this one–unless you count whooping and hollering for my buds participation. And let me tell you: Deb, Fleur, and John kicked all kinds of butt. Deb conquered her fear and stood in…

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