Monthly Archives: August 2007

Funny Anecdote

I couldn’t resist posting about this. I was IMing an unnamed female recently, and here’s a transcript of the beginning of the conversation: Bryce: (knock knock) Other: Who’s there? Bryce: 🙂 Do you have a sec? Other: For you?  I … Continue reading

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Lawn Tractors

 So yesterday I had my first experience mowing my yard. Not with my new lawn tractor–I’m picking that up tomorrow–but with the former owner’s riding mower, which he kindly lent me. Of course, he didn’t quite show me how to … Continue reading

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Google Grouse

Can I just take a moment to complain about something librarian-ish? I just read this article, a scientific study conducted on Google searches. Here’s the abstract: An eye tracking experiment revealed that college student users have substantial trust in Google’s … Continue reading

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Finished

16,400 words cut later, the third draft of Lesana–now known as Vodnik–is complete. I’ll be mailing it out to an agent and an editor tomorrow, both of whom have asked to see it in its entirety. This has been an … Continue reading

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Orienteering

Once again, I find myself lacking the time I need to create a really nice blog post. Not having internet at home is becoming less and less of an option, and now I think it’s just a matter of time … Continue reading

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Rejection

Rejection is so much easier to take when you’ve already forgotten you might get rejected in the first place. And it’s even better when you no longer care. Yesterday and today, I got two notices that I wasn’t selected for … Continue reading

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Writing

I’ve now been back on the writing track at my normal pace for two days, which is an encouraging sign. Of course, I did that last night be refusing to unpack until I was finished, and then when I was … Continue reading

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