Random Thoughts & Other Important Stuff – Page 100 – Linda Poitevin

The Hero’s Journey

I tend to be one of those “learn as I go” types…always on the lookout for something new to add to my box of writer’s craft tools. Today I happened across something particularly special (I just love Twitter for that!). While I’ve had a passing familiarity with the concept of the Hero’s Journey, I’ve never […]

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Publishers Weekly mention

SO cool! The publicist at Ace has just let me know that Publisher’s Weekly has mentioned SINS OF THE ANGELS in an article: Fall 2011 Announcements Fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror: Shaking Up the Status Quo. Doing a little happy dance now. 🙂

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74 New arc contest for SINS OF THE ANGELS!

So after some initial confusion (turns out that my publisher had already planned a Goodreads giveaway and I kinda jumped the gun…oops), we are getting things straightened out on the contest front. In a kind of good news/bad news thing, here’s the scoop: Ace/Penguin has extended the Goodreads giveaway to 30 copies of the arc […]

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The Hazards of Organic Gardening

I’ve gardened organically since way before it became a popular thing to do. I will continue to garden organically for as long as I’m able to plant and weed. But there are some aspects of this whole organic thing that range from icky to downright hazardous. Case in point: After spending a lovely hour of […]

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6 My to-do cup runneth over…

Sometimes when I look at my ever-growing to-do list, I’m inclined to crawl under my desk, curl into the fetal position, and refuse to emerge. It seems that for every one thing I cross off, another five or six get added, which strikes me as being totally unfair. I mean, really, doesn’t life ever slow down? […]

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Finding myself in the garden…

Today I played in the dirt…and it was grand. I think I’ve gardened in one form or another just about every year of my life. Containers, balcony, small spaces, every space…you name it, if it had soil (or could have soil), I grew something in or on it. I’m pretty sure it must be genetic, […]

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