Saturday, July 08, 2006

Home Improvements

I was avoiding doing actual work this afternoon and updated my website instead: corrections on the main page; new links to the catalog copy on the Books I've Edited page; and at long last, Aristotle, Austen, Plot, and Pleasure: What a Dead Greek Philosopher and a Classic English Novelist Can Teach Us about Writing for Children. Woo-hoo.

I also put a new blog on the sidebar of this page -- one I've been reading for a long time, but have thus far been too lazy to add -- the lovely Betsy Bird's Fuse #8. Betsy is a member of child_lit and librarian at the Donnell Central Children's Library of the New York Public Library system, and she still somehow manages to write an insightful book review a day (and post many other fun little kids' books tidbits as well, including an ongoing list of Hot Men of Children's Literature). Highly recommended.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting the talk *and* the senior pic. :)

    My senior picture bangs were humongo. And let's not talk about the eyeshadow applied with a spatula. I keep telling myself it had to have been in style back then.

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  2. Neat! Many many thanks for linking to me, Cheryl. I've done the same for your site on my blog.

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  3. I ADORE Jane A. & Forrester. Thanks very much, will enjoy this.

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  4. "Have a carrot," said the mother bunny.

    To which my daughter, Miss Picky, says, "No!"

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  5. I still pay a great deal of attention to my bangs.

    The talk was great. I linked to it on AustenBlog--hope you don't mind. I think I need to print it out and re-read it several times.

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