blurb-o-matic

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Ah ‘blurbs’…those nifty endorsements you see on the back cover of books and one of the rites of passage for a first time author. As a newcomer (essentially a publishing nobody), I was pretty nervous about the whole process of getting quotes for my novel. I talked things over with my editor, we came up with a ‘wish-list’ and she …

at the edge of the earth

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Writer, painter, birdwatcher, and bog walker, Brenda Schmidt has written a thought provoking article for Book Ninja called:Causing a Scene. Poet Schmidt, a veteran of the frosty north country of Saskatchewan and long-time Bookninja discussant, looks deep into her motivations for living so far out of a literary “scene” and wonders just why some people choose to live in relative …