"Immersion in the life of the world, a willingness to be inhabited by and to speak for others, including those beyond the realm of the human, these are the practices not just of the bodhisattva but of the writer." --Jane Hirshfield

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Fake Book Signing to Be Held in Los Angeles

Why is that not a surprise? Authors are hiring people to sign their books for them. Too busy fixing their own computers or something? Those complicated new automatic espresso machines?

At Gawker.com and the Guardian.

I have to include a photo:

A friend has one of these. Worth losing sleep over.


Betty Jo said...

Congratulations, Ann! I’ve selected your excellent blog, Zen of Writing, as a 2008 Brilliante Weblog Premio winner.

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2. Add a link to the person you received the award from.
3. Nominate up to seven other blogs.
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Keep up your good work!

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e. e. reid said...

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