I made it into the Top 13 of Blogger Idol, the premier blogging contest for bloggers, and my first assignment was to write a eulogy for myself. Yuck. As someone who is relentlessly optimistic, this is not a topic I want to think about. And, honestly, I don’t need people gushing on about me; I’d rather they just adopt whatever positive qualities they think I had and find a way to use them for good. […]
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Mike Sacks’ new book, Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers, will be released by Viking/Penquin on June 24, 2014. […]
Last week Madam and I tried something new, a themed road trip. I needed fodder for my next book, and she hoped to point her book club cronies to a more inspiring topic than Senate filibuster. So, we decided to create the First Annual Up North Happiness Project. Surely it would be more fun than polarized politics and safer than last year’s project — recovering Madam’s stolen horse from Nowthen, Texas.
So I dusted off the Rand McNally Road Atlas, […]
Sharon Love Cook has published her latest mystery, A Deadly Christmas Carol. She’s also the author of A Nose for Hanky Panky. The books feature amateur sleuth and reporter, Rose McNichols, and assorted characters from the “sleepy fishing village” of Granite Cove where at midnight “the only things open are the sea clams.” The setting is inspired by Gloucester, Mass., where she grew up. […]