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Selections from the Glossary to the 1911 Writer’s Market (Beirce, ed) by Matthew David Brozik
Agent, n. 1. The writer’s fiduciary. 2. The publisher’s first line of defense.
Aspire, v. Literally, to breathe; figuratively, to have ambition. The unpublished writer knows them to be the same.
Author tour, n. To the post office for stamps, to the café for espresso, to Mom
As my friend and colleague Lisette says nothing is more exciting than when “literacy, storytelling and politics are combined”. This equals Nerdology 1.0.
The fantabulous 826 National literacy centres rock – Dave Eggers’ baby http://www.826national.org/. This link to Powells’ notes on one of their products Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country http://www.powells.com/biblio/9781934781579.