"You see, I don't believe that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians."
I will be offline until the middle of next week as I return to Oregon to see my mother (who’s been in the hospital for several weeks) and take care of things. I will miss everyone, but I’ll be lucky to check my emails. (However, The Sunday Sillies will proceed as planned.)
So, as you read this, Spunky is either on her way to Oregon or she’s already there!
* BOOK NEWS *
How to Hook Your Reader at A Book Inside
Character backgrounds and more! A Writer’s Journey
And saw this in a Yahoo Group post this week:
950,000 titles out of the 1.2 million tracked by Nielsen Bookscan sold fewer than 99 copies. Another 200,000 sold fewer than 1,000 copies. Only 25,000 sold more than 5,000 copies. The average book in America sells about 500 copies
Rather sobering, isn’t it?
* CAPTION WINNER *
It was so tough this week! However, I forced myself to choose…
Hart Johnson - "Thumbz! Leak calls for thumbz and I got nun!"
* PHOTO OF THE DAY *
I recently shot a reception and thought you'd enjoy a photo of the cupcakes that acompanied the cake.