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Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

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10:09a
Wright's Writing Corner: Prospero Lost--A Writer's Odyssey: The Great Agent Hunt
For those of you interested in an insider's glimpse into the SF publishing industry, the latest in a series of articles detailing one beautiful and talented author's travail in getting published. This episode is called the Great Agent Hunt.

http://arhyalon.livejournal.com/79729.html

(And she did get a great agent, too. Same guy who represents Harlan Ellison, one of the giants in the field.) 

The earlier postings are here:

Part One: Prospero Lost, an Odyssey

Part Two: The Awful Truth About Publishing

Part Three: The Long Dark Waiting Of the Soul


7:30p
She Who Must Be Obeyed has Commanded Friday Postings
My beautiful and talented helpmeet, Mrs. John C. Wright, having noticed that I am overdue both for a fiction book and a non fiction book, has conspired with my Jesuit confessor, Father de Casuist that I limit my posting to Fridays.

I react with umbrage! How dare my meek and unassuming wife give me, John C. Wright, absolute lord and master of my own house, an order!

I will go talk with her this instant, and the matter will be drawn to a definite conclusion!


Like all well-domesticated husbands, I tremble and obey. Last time I was uppity, she almost had me thrown into the pit of doom conveniently placed before her throne of absolute power.

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7:30p
She Who Must Be Obeyed has Commanded Friday Postings

My beautiful and talented helpmeet, Mrs. John C. Wright, having noticed that I am overdue both for a fiction book and a non fiction book, has conspired with my Jesuit confessor, Father de Casuist that I limit my posting to Fridays.

I react with umbrage! How dare my meek and unassuming wife give me, John C. Wright, absolute lord and master of my own house, an order!

I will go talk with her this instant, and the matter will be drawn to a definite conclusion!

Like all well-domesticated husbands, I tremble and obey. Last time I was uppity, she almost had me thrown into the pit of doom conveniently placed before her throne of absolute power.

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