Monthly Archives: September 2012

Wonk Is in the Blood

Serena Bell has written a number of thoughtful posts in which she suggests that wonk is unavoidable, for a certain sort of writer. And Del Dryden wrote a wonderful post just yesterday suggesting that for wonky characters, weirdness is not … Continue reading

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My mind is a blank

Folks, it’s hard to follow a post that involves a recommendation featuring surprise anal. I’m not gonna lie. I’m daunted. I also haven’t read any good wonk lately, myself, in part because I’m working on about three different manuscripts right … Continue reading

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Out In the Swamp, Things Are Murkier

I’m reading (the non-romance) Swamplandia by Karen Russell. Most of the time I just sit there with my mouth hanging open thinking, Really? It’s so wacky. A Florida theme park devoted to alligator wrestling. Three painfully isolated and insulated children … Continue reading

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