Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sore Feet

We take cars for granted. We really do. Unless we’re going on a “trip” distance has become pretty much meaningless from a day-to-day perspective. We jump in the car and run to the store. We hop on the subway and … Continue reading

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Society’s Challenge to The Literary Industry

Time. Resources. Things you have to manage when they are limited, as they are for most people. What to work on for how long. How much to spend. Choices we all constantly make. We like to think we’ll get a … Continue reading

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Trying to Focus

Maintaining a blog isn’t always easy. That’s one of the reasons we at PlotForge have multiple contributors. I mean, who is brilliant every day – besides my two partners, thank God. But what do I want to say today? What … Continue reading

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What Books Do Kids Want?

With all the new electronic devices available today it is a wonder that kids read at all anymore. In fact, they do. And they don’t. There is little doubt that girls read more than boys. Always have and probably always … Continue reading

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