Not that long ago, I started working in a public library. I wanted a way to tag comments on Twitter about the idiosyncrasy of books, reading, libraries, writing, and general bookishness. Sparse contemplation led me to ship a couple words like a Hollywood couple: Libri- from the Latin, + Idiosyncratic would become #Libriosyncratic.
Best part of working in a library: everything is done on a system and once you learn how the shelves are laid out on the floor, the rest is just keeping numbers and alphabet in order. Worst part: I'm alphabetizing in my dreams.
When it comes to great tips for writers about the industry coming from another writer in the trenches who's logical, knowledgeable, but not jaded, Dahlia Adler is always a great source. This tweet begins a chain of smart info about listing ARC info for your upcoming release:
There's excitement of getting a book when it comes out. But then there's the anticipation of coming up to the top of the waitlist:
And I finished it in about a day. Marked in Flesh is an amazing book.
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