I love how Hannibal is like the President of the Junior League for psychopathic serial killers. “Come on in, welcome to the meeting, friend! I made donuts. You can guess out of what!” Everyone LOLs.
My pedi is sparkly and gorge, but the chair was far too big for Hobbit me, and it damn near killed my back. The lovely pedicurist put towels behind, which helped, but I was grateful to run away. However, my toes are no longer disgusting relics of the stone age, and I have a giant muscle relaxer now, so — worth it. Here’s the color — OPI’s “Cherry Much in Love,” which I am. You can barely see them, but they have blue sparkles, too!
I have made a masterpiece of:
Dark rye bread
Cracked pepper turkey
NOM NOM NOM INFINITY NOM
Camp NaNoWriMo 2014 has officially launched! Whether you’re writing a new novel, tackling a screenplay, or finishing an existing piece of work, Camp is a writing free-for-all. For those of you still on your publishing journey before Camp, Blair Thornburgh, assistant editor at Quirk Books, explains what makes her stop reading a manuscript:
I was recently at a conference where an editor detailed her method for critiquing a first draft. The complicated process was as follows:
- Start reading it.
- When it stops being compelling, stop reading it.
- When you stop reading it, draw a line on the page and write “This is where I stopped reading”.
Brash. Ballsy. Take-no-prisoners.
But what specifically makes an editor grind to a halt and refuse to go on? Opinions differ, of course, but as far as I’m concerned there are some pretty basic “don’t”s that make me want to close a document while I’m reading a sample chapter:
Booked a pedicure for today, as not being able to bend over for 6 weeks will really turn your feet into disgusting ogre clompers. Sandals, here I come!