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The Drive-by Returns: Catherynne M Valente

What to say about Cat Valente that hasn’t been said already? She has a prodigious talent for awesome titles matched only by her skill in producing glorious prose? She produces poetry that reads like prose and prose that is positively poetic? She wore easily the most gorgeous dress
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Catherynne Valente – Rules for Editing

Via the Bibliophile Stalker, this from Catherynne Valente (she of Palimpsest fame)  made me laugh and nod … this is my favourite line, but I’d suggest reading the whole damned thing:

I cannot begin to understand the logic that says: BORING STUFF UP FRONT, AWESOME TO THE BACK.