Day: August 23, 2005

Where Does This Language Come From

I sit here stunned and need a place to put it. This morning I found a diary (that’s what the author calls it anyway) hidden in the bed of one of the boys with HIV/AIDS I care for. Dylan is eight. Apparently, he’s quite a writer. I had no idea. … Read the rest

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Amazon Enters the Shorts Business

I like the idea of Amazon Shorts, the new literary offering by Amazon in which stories and short essays are offered, MP3-like, for 49 cents each.

This format clearly has potential. My only complaint is that Amazon’s press releases for this service are emphasizing the literary appeal, but only … Read the rest

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