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11 Things You Should Never Do When Approaching A Literary Agent

First of all, if you haven’t yet had a pitch session with a literary agent, avoid my mistakes. I feel so bad about the good agent who was victim to my approach at the annual CanWrite! 2015 Conference in June. Though I’m an admitted writer, even writers who enjoy pitch sessions might find my first pitch session a failed attempt at amusement. Don’t tell knock knock jokes. When you enter the room, just enter. Don’t say, “Knock knock. Who’s There? Urban. Urban who? Urban sprawl affects our quality of life just like Urban Meyer affects the quality of life at Ohio State.” At least if you’re going to tell a knock knock joke to the agent make sure you know a funny knock knock joke or it’s going to g

Hunting For Your Dream

Jimmy Kimmel cried over the death of Cecil the Lion. Shame on the talk show host tearing up over Cecil's story. It's hypocrytical to eat meat and be upset about Cecil the Lion. American big game hunter Walter Palmer gets Hunter S. Thompson attention after not being charged with a crime. Hunter S. Thompson was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He once remarked: "I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." According to the Urban Dictionary to Fear and Loath means "going out for a massive night containing random adventures, multiple locations and fuelled by plenty of body and substance

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