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Showing posts from June, 2007

Set the date! Literary Pizzazz July 17th

Your friendly neighborhood writer, Rae Lindley, will be appearing on Pam Osbey's Literary Pizzazz Radio show on July 17th @ 4PM CST 5PM EST 2PM Pacific.

Tune in for some news on my upcoming release Cimmerian City (which I may read an excerpt from), some behind the scenes goodies and possibly a mini contest I'd love for you to participate in! So spread the word and stay tuned for some more news!

Time Enough At Last!

Ahh. A breathe of fresh air.

Today...I did not turn on my computer and dash to my inbox.

Shock! Gasp! Quel Surprise, I know!! Hehe.

But I needed a break from computer land and it was a wonderful break from the land of busy busy busy business and writing. I actually took my clipboard with me to do some writing but I got so caught up with what I was watching, I didn't even get to write.

But that was okay. I went through the mounds of tapes that I collected since the late nineties and let me tell you, I found some awesome trailers from all my goodie movies that I was anticipating back in the day. Interestingly enough it was around the the time my love for film and filmmaking began to grow. I loved the editing process of trailers and the way they were made to tell a story, enticing the reader to want to learn more. I guess in a way for narrative writers, our query letters and synopsis are sort of our trailers to grab the attention of the reader, agents and publishers. Sadly enough the day…

A new appearance & Book TV

It's June 1st and some new things are on the horizon here in Rae's Land.First off, the biggest event in the publishing industry is here: BookExpo America in New York City! Hopefully I can make it in the coming years, but for now I'm going to be tuning into my local C-Span to watch it on Book TV, which has become my new weekend obsession. Tomorrow the channel will be showcasing ethics in book reviewing as well as what the mystery is behind best-selling books.And speaking of book reviews, some of my myspace friends have been talking about the ethics of book reviews and how to be wary of unsavory reviewers out there trying to get a hold of your book to sell on ebay & amazon (check these sites if you have a bunch galleys or ARCs you've given out to make sure your book isn't out there!) as well some other online bookstores.Author E. Lucas-Taylor gives insight into finding and getting good reviews for your book in her latest blog (if you're on Myspace I highly su…