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The Little Paris Bookshop

Books, like alluring strangers, can unexpectedly sweep you off your feet. Still, I hadn’t expected to be seduced and fall in love. A month or so ago, I picked up The Little Paris Bookshop while browsing at a somewhat unfriendly bookstore (it’s hard to believe that such places exist, it seems contrary to the nature of

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Cutting Words: The Challenge of Dividing a Manuscript

Cut it in half. That’s essentially what the New York agent said upon reviewing my current manuscript, “Eros and the Sacred Masculine.” After two years of writing and another year of editing, this wasn’t exactly the news I wanted to hear. Her professional opinion is that a large book will be a difficult sell because

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