Chris Redding's Blog – August 2007 Archive (3)

Take me out to the ballgame.

I'm not actually a big baseball fan. I was when I was younger, but now, on the rare occasions I do what a sports event it is tennis or college football.

Go Penn State.

Anyway, last night I was at an Atlantic League game. Somerset Patriots vs the Road Warriors. And it really started out very boring. No hits for the first few innings. The Road Warriors had a guy who could steal bases. He was unstoppable. A fast runner. So finally the Patriots score two runs on a hit. Two…

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Added by Chris Redding on August 26, 2007 at 1:47am — No Comments

rejection letter and selling

I've been around for few years and I've recieved my share of rejection letters.

I'm no longer bothered by form rejections. Not at all. I have a great critique group that gives me wonderful feedback so I know I don't completely suck. And I"ve sold three books.

But why does an agent think they can reject me then try to sell me something?

This is the first time I received a rejection and a list of books to read. This one was a color brochure about a book the agent…

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Added by Chris Redding on August 13, 2007 at 9:24pm — 3 Comments

It's hot.

We have a heat index of 100 her in NJ.

Whew. Knocks me out, but here I am blogging.

With a hot laptop on my lap. Yeah, I'm bright.

Anyway, don't you love when authors use the weather as another character in their story. I've tried, but all NJ has is humidity.

And road rage, but that's not weather.

The rainy days of Seattle make a neat back drop for a murder. The sultry nights of Miami make it a great place for chicklit.

I have a strange urge…

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Added by Chris Redding on August 8, 2007 at 10:17am — 2 Comments

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