It’s a novel only half as long as its two older siblings, and I know it’s going to need a lot of work before I can, in good conscience, inflict it on human beings who want to be entertained, but the first draft of the new book is now complete. The rush of accomplishment will… Continue reading 1st Draft of 3rd Book Now History
From Slate: No. One cannot just go around reading the books of friends and acquaintances. The exceptions to this rule are few and obvious—looking at a draft to give constructive criticism, searching for thinly veiled gossip, so on. The sound reasons for obeying the rule are many and various. Like, what if the book turns out to… Continue reading Do You Have To Read A Friend’s Book?