I’m sitting here with an ice pack on my elevated left leg (don’t ask–not worth your time or mine), and while I’m immobile I thought I’d share a few quick thoughts. If you haven’t visited the New SFR Pages lately, you might want to wander on by. Lots of great stuff by hard-working writers. Recent additions include works by:
I like promoting books by other authors, but the truth is an awful lot of the writers I read don’t need promotion. For instance, I just finished reading The Annotated Pride and Prejudice: A Revised and Expanded EditionThe annotations added a lot to my enjoyment…but really, does Jane Austen need me to sing her praises?
Speaking of book promotion
Many of the authors I know obsess about promoting their books. Delilah Dawson has written a couple of great posts on the topic. I particularly enjoyed the first one:
One of the comments is wonderful, too: “What worked even three years ago no longer does.” Amen.
Tapping the ol’ toes
Finally, a piece of music to make you want to dance. (That’s you, not me. Bum leg, remember?) The Sabre Dance made the top ten most popular tunes, back when “classical music” wasn’t automatically shunned by cultural snobs–so give it a listen!