Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ghost Novel Review: Heart-Shaped Box

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill Harper-Collins, 366 pages If you like your ghosts on the dark side—or, I should say, char-broiled, as in burnt in hell—then I recommend Heart-Shaped Box to you. Generally speaking, I prefer my ghosts angst-ridden rather … Continue reading

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Take an Author to Book Group

Bringing Home an Author I’ve mentioned Laurie’s book group before. We are a mixed group of mature (interpret this word as you wish!) and urbane women who meet monthly to chaw over books as diverse as The Invisible Man (Ellison’s, … Continue reading

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Deb’s Very Own Prologue

Hi Everyone, As promised, I am posting the prologue to my novel Moonlight Dancer. You can decide if I violate any of agent Kristin Nelson’s prologue injunctions that I discussed in my previous post. I would love to hear what … Continue reading

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In Defense of Prologues

In Defense of Prologues A funny thing happened to me. I’d been reading and rereading literary agent Kristin Nelson’s blog about prologues in which she denigrates the vast majority of them. Read it here. I’ll let you in on a … Continue reading

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