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Hard Truth About Writing: John Dufresne Edition

I don’t say, I’m not really an investment banker, Martin. I’m a writer, and I’m going to steal your story. I just listen. – John Dufresne; Requiem, Mass Writers are the most evil, vile, self-centered, cannibalizing people in the world.  We’ll take your life, your heart, and your soul, if it will make us look good…

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Amber Tozer’s Memoir Made Me Feel Feelings

Long-time readers may have noticed that all the non book-related Sweets dropped off the blog a few months ago.  My “about me” also reads more professionally, rather than as an attempt at a humorous dating profile.  As I delve back into the writing life with more consistency, these moves are calculated to build my “platform,”…


You Can Trust My Recommendations

According to Paola Mendez at Coral Gables love, you should always pick my employee recommendation.  I have to say that I agree wholeheartedly – my book opinions are great. If you can’t get to the Staff Recommends display at the Coral Gables store any time soon, here’s some virtual book love.