Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

>willing to feel sad


I’ve noticed that people who are giving their private online reviews of books (everybody is a reviewer now) will often give a bad review because the book made them feel sad. The book was a bummer. So it’s a bad book. geesh.

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  1. >you need to post more! for whatever reason, i thought of you when a friend sent me to this still nascent bit of snarkdom: http://iraciblewriter.blogspot.com/ It reminded me of you, but in a good way.

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