Cornelia Read's Blog – August 2007 Archive (3)

Woke up, Got out of Bed, Dragged a Comb Across my Head...

By Cornelia

I couldn't think of anything even barely approaching wit or profundity this morning, and as it's getting on in time here without inspiration, I thought I'd share a typical day's schedule of life here at the Chateau Ultra-Trashy.

4:17 a.m. Lila, who fell asleep in my bed the night before, wakes up and starts laughing in the dark for no…

Added by Cornelia Read on August 30, 2007 at 8:33am — 1 Comment


By Cornelia

A lot of girls who grew up to write mysteries first got hooked on the genre because they loved reading Nancy Drew as children. Nancy held no interest for me. I figured her friend George was entirely too latent, and Bess was just inane. Nancy's beau whatshisface was, meanwhile, a huge drag and lacking even the most slender iota of testosterone. Not… Continue

Added by Cornelia Read on August 17, 2007 at 7:05am — No Comments

The Agony and the Suckage-stasy

By Cornelia

The other day on Lee Child's forum, regular and Guinness-fond Reacher Creature Marcus wrote the following, in response to another poster's announcement that he had just finished the first draft of his first novel:

I think "What If" I wrote a book and "what…

Added by Cornelia Read on August 12, 2007 at 6:14am — 7 Comments

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