Archives for March 2009

Curtis, Will You Please Shut-Up?

I’ve never been a flag waver. While I am deeply thankful that I was born in the United States, I’d never make the statement, “proud to be an American,” because that indicates ─ to me, at least ─ that it’s an accomplishment I did something to earn. Instead, I consider myself “lucky to be an […]

Jane Friedman ~ To Succeed at Your Art, Know How to Play Well in Business

In my early days as an acquisitions editor for F+W Media, I found this quote by David M. Ogilvy: “In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented […]

Dzanc Creative Writing Sessions

Dzanc Books – the award winning, trend setting, culturally cutting-edge nonprofit press, yes ‘that’ Dzanc – is pleased to announce the opening of our newest inspiration: the Dzanc Creative Writing Sessions. This letter is designed to introduce you to our program and invite you to sign up for what we believe is one of the […]