Posts Tagged ‘Links’


Word Count for Novels and Children’s Books

   Posted by: Brent Toderash   in Links

The apparently definitive post on Word Count for Novels and Children’s Books from Chuck Sambuchino. A good guide for those following the sage advice of not expecting to be the exception.


Famous Literary Drunks & Addicts

   Posted by: Brent Toderash   in Links

There are a variety of strategies for literary success, but this photo-essay might stimulate some unhealthy ones: Famous Literary Drunks & Addicts — LIFE.


The 10 Best Books for Writers

   Posted by: Brent Toderash   in Books

The 10 Best Books for Writers: a compilation of “the classics”, for writers, by writers, on writing.


Dan Brown’s 20 worst sentences

   Posted by: Brent Toderash   in Books, writers

dan-brown Sometimes it makes me sad to realize that there are a lot of good authors out there that don’t get publishing contracts. In which case, certain other authors can get you downright depressed. You just have to laugh, I guess, to help stay sane. I refer to The Lost Symbol and The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown’s 20 worst sentences.

Dear Mr. Brown,

I thought I’d drop you a quick little note — just a helpful little clarification that I thought you might like to receive, from one writer to another. Here it is:

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