Friday, November 28, 2008

10 years online

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of my Web site, The Write Place, Inspiration for Writers on the Web, also known as, founded on November 28, 1998.

If you need writing inspiration, drop by for a visit!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Hitler's 18k gold bookmark...

Who knew? In 1943, Eva Braun reportedly gave Adolf Hitler an 18k gold bookmark which was stolen from an auction house in Madrid in 2002, and was just recoverd in Washington state. Read the rest in the Seattle Times.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Houghton Mifflin stops buying books

Publisher's Weekly announces: "Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has asked its editors to stop buying books." This does not bode well for writers, readers, or the children they love.