Writers’ Conference Tips

Many talented people have given advice about attending writing conferences, but they always leave out a few tips.  Here are some nuggets of wisdom that I learned the hard way: Agents don’t like high-fives.  They’ll leave you hanging, big time.  They especially hate “good game” fanny pats, even after a …

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Retailer Discount Screwtique

Either retailers just added a new “screw you customers” technique to their arsenal, or it’s always been there and I’m just late noticing it.  It’s happened to us twice in the last two weeks at retailers I won’t name (*cough Lowes cough Macy’s cough*).  Here’s the trick: say you use …

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