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Archive for December 2007

Lots to do before the end of the year, none of it bloggable

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“Jimmy Guterman’s Jewels and Binoculars” will return some time in January. Ho ho ho, everybody.

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December 18, 2007 at 3:17 pm

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Sentence #27

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“How do you define ‘real date’?”

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December 18, 2007 at 1:01 pm

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There are very few things I believe in, believe in, and believe in

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There’s Jane, the kids, the G-chord at the beginning of “Powderfinger,” and not much else. But I do want to acknowledge, on my blog, that I believe, deeply, in the serial comma.

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December 17, 2007 at 3:21 pm

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Sentence #26

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No one thought to stop the fighting, because it looked like part of the act.

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December 17, 2007 at 3:20 pm

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Every now and then, I’m proud of my home state

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December 17, 2007 at 3:18 pm

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Sentence #25 (well, it’s five sentences this time)

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“It’s only a song.”

“But you wish things between you two were that way?”

“Of course. That’s why I wrote it.”

“And?”

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December 16, 2007 at 3:31 pm

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Two sentences I wish I’d written

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“But it’s been a good week for us. I sold my novel, after a bidding war, for $11 million, and My Poet had a poem taken by a well-known literary journal, which gave form in the payment of an origami swan made out of her recycled submission.”

from Naheem Murr, “My Poet,” in the July/August issue of Poetry

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December 15, 2007 at 4:36 pm

Posted in writing