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by cw gortner
Fri July 29th, 2011, 4:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2012 edition
Replies: 391
Views: 28855

Tanzanite, you were missed!

My TBR pile growth. I'm especially interested in Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison. Years ago, she wrote a marvelous historical novel titled Poison. I'm also delighted to see an increasing amount of titles set off the proverbial beaten path :)
by cw gortner
Tue July 26th, 2011, 7:42 pm
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday C.W Gortner!
Replies: 13
Views: 1684

Thank you everyone! I had a lovely birthday up in Lake Tahoe. Sorry I've been absent; I'm dealing with a minor health setback - very minor, no need for worry - and exploring the possibility of taking early retirement from my day-job, plus the usual crazy deadlines. Just turned in I, ISABELLA OF CAST...
by cw gortner
Wed July 13th, 2011, 6:54 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading? July 2011
Replies: 177
Views: 13712

Research books. Lots of them. All about the Borgias.

In-between, I just finished a Spanish-language historical titled La Escriba, about a female scribe in Charlemagne's era and started Lionheart by Sharon Penman.
by cw gortner
Mon July 4th, 2011, 10:06 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading? July 2011
Replies: 177
Views: 13712

Finishing up "Sovereign" by C.J. Sansom, which I'm enjoying, and just bought "Map of Time" by Felix J. Palma. I'm reading an ARC of Sharon Penman's "Lionheart" next.
by cw gortner
Mon July 4th, 2011, 10:03 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Very interesting article
Replies: 7
Views: 903

I take everything everyone says about publishing with a grain of salt. Like so much in life, we all have individual paths and unique experiences. I did find her candor refreshing, even though she definitely has a stance which I don't necessarily always agree with. Still, I learned some things from r...
by cw gortner
Sat July 2nd, 2011, 2:12 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Very interesting article
Replies: 7
Views: 903

[quote=""MLE""]I've been following her too, Chris, and she does have some interesting things to say. Her husband is more of an axe-grinder than she is, tho. Still, the industry is changing so rapidly it behooves anybody serious about getting their content read to stay abreast of it.[/quote] I agree!...
by cw gortner
Sat July 2nd, 2011, 2:05 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Very interesting article
Replies: 7
Views: 903

Very interesting article

I think this article - and the others on her site - are well worth reading for every writer. Though she has a bit of a sore spot regarding agents and publishing in general, she also has a lot to share that is eye-opening:
by cw gortner
Sat July 2nd, 2011, 2:00 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: What Are You Reading? June 2011.
Replies: 178
Views: 13472

Reading:
"Heartstone" by C.J. Sansom.
by cw gortner
Mon June 20th, 2011, 4:23 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: HNS Get Together!
Replies: 18
Views: 1218

HNS Conference in San Diego, with some of our online members. I took a lot of photos but my camera decided to blur over 60% of them. Bummer.
by cw gortner
Thu June 9th, 2011, 5:21 am
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Trailer for Hannibal: Enemy of Rome
Replies: 10
Views: 953

Great video! I liked it a lot, Ben.

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