Monthly Archives February 2012


“I don’t know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens.” - E.B. White There is no question in my mind that I have one of the finest and most generous editors in the land. I thought the proofreading was over, really I did. But following the┬ádedication debacle, Editor John gave me two more passes at the manuscript, as well as proofreading the front and back covers. After


“(To friends), With apologies for using their swimming pool as the scene of a murder.” - Agatha Christie I awoke on a recent morning with a jolt. There was something missing from my manuscript, that much my morning fog would allow. I tossed a little, turned a little, and then I sat bolt upright: The dedication. With all the other thousands of details to attend to in