Friday, March 1, 2013

The rest is marketing, part two

My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying. --Anton Chekhov

This is my official announcement that my novel, The Astrologer, is officially published today. I did not cross out all of the lies in it, but some of that was deliberate.

4 comments:

  1. Yay, Mr. B! My excitement to read your book is the primary force getting me through Moby Dick right now. Although, to be fair, M.D. gets better after page 300.

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  2. Look at the power my little book has! The last third of Moby-Dick is amazing stuff. There was some rough going in the middle, but when it was all over I wished the novel was longer. I wished I was still reading it so I picked up a couple other Melville books but they weren't the great transfiguring novel that is Moby-Dick. I plan to read it again, hopefully this year, though I have too many "hopefully this year" books already.

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  3. Whee! You know I'm excited!!! I'm going to read Moby Dick one day. One day.

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  4. Moby-Dick is a great book. It can be rough in the middle, but it's one of those books you'll always be glad you read because it changes you in some fundamental way you can't actually express but will forever value. Honest.

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