RARA-AVIS: Re: Blurbs (Ignore That Sucking Sound)

From: davezeltserman (davezelt@rcn.com)
Date: 11 Jun 2009

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    That seems like quite a stretch, but you're right, let's let Kevin speak.


    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "gsp.schoo@..." <gsp.schoo@...> wrote:
    > Dave:
    > I won't attempt to speak for Kevin (he's fully capable of speaking for himself) but while blurbing for higher profile authors may have the appearance of sucking up, more blurbing for lesser known authors can make the blurber appear to be an authority while helping to build the community of readers for similar types of work. I don't think there's anything wrong with that unless the blurbers create expectations that the blurbees do not fulfill. Not that it's that simple, either.
    > By the way, is that a comma splice I see dangling from the end of your reply, pardner?
    > Yers in yuks,
    > Kerry

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