Chacun à son goût: The Women vs. The Women

Cukor vs. English: Both versions of THE WOMEN are remarkable because every single member of the cast is female. Not just the principals, not just the bit players, but the extras, the crowds in the crowd scenes, the clerks in the stores and the waitresses in the restaurants, the random soul in the elevator, the random bodies in the gym. It’s extraordinary. You have a chance to think about what you think of each character. It takes longer to watch the movie, somehow. You just…take your thumb off the fast-forward button.

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Transfusion by Deborah J. Ross

Transfusion and Other Tales of Hope by Deborah J. Ross “A Borrowed Heart”  18 April Under ordinary circumstances, Lenore Hasland would not have accepted an engagement with a patron she herself had not approved. A succession of wealthy men and … Continue reading

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Write Hacks 2

I have lists of tips for using social media for promotion; for cleaning up Word docs before formatting them as ebooks; for finding free images to make into book covers; for navigating the maze of twisty little passages that is the iTunes book publishing interface. Okay, I broke down and paid someone to do that last one for me. But I had her name and URL on a list somewhere. Boom, done.

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