Book Recommendation: Anna and the French Kiss

Initially posted in January of 2011 ~~~ ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins Published 12/2/2010 by Dutton Books 372 Pages Debut I was at B&N the other day, doing some last minute Christmas shopping. My Grandma had sent me some money, so naturally I decided to spend it on books. I had four… Continue reading Book Recommendation: Anna and the French Kiss

Uh Wen To Da Ster, Or, Why Accents Don’t Belong In Your Manuscript

While reading submissions lately, I noticed a growing trend in giving characters regional accents. I thought it was a rather arbitrary thing to include in most cases, but I’m an unfailing optimist – I wanted to give the author the benefit of the doubt. Maybe the accent was an important part of the plot. I… Continue reading Uh Wen To Da Ster, Or, Why Accents Don’t Belong In Your Manuscript