Ever wonder what happens in a bookstore at night once everyone has left?
(Well, okay, fine. Me neither.)
But apparently, the owners of Type, an indie bookstore in Toronto, did think about it.
And then they took it further. And further.
The video caption on Youtube contains the list of over twenty volunteers who helped move, organize, and reshelve the books for the video effects. It also asks (with...
Today’s giggles come from writers Kristen Tsetsi and R.J. Keller (aka the Paper Rats) and their awesomesauce Youtube video series “Inside the Writer’s Studio“, which enlightens the public with way more publishing-chick truth than I am comfortable with. (I don’t want anybody to know that stuff. Deny, deny.)
This is how it really is. Unfortunately.
I read a lot (a lot, a LOT) of marketing blogs, and those folks take themselves seriously.
What?! You don’t have a sales funnel?
Aren’t you at least split-testing your landing pages?
WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON’T HAVE A LANDING PAGE?!
~marketer faints~ /end scene
It’s easy to get caught up in all the writerly details of human psychology and selling and forget...
T.H. Mafi is hilarious.
Here is the evidence.
Go read this post on the ten phases of rejection, and try–just try!–not to laugh.
I dare you.
I first read it while drinking Coke.
Big mistake. Big, big mistake.
This is, perhaps, the funniest thing I saw in 2010.
If not, it’s close.
If you’ve ever encountered a newbie writer with eyes full of stars (or maybe you still are one, and that’s okay, too!), you need to watch this video.
It’s Stephen Hawking meets literary dreams meets Captain Obvious.
By the way, if the video above won’t play for whatever...
This one’s hard to share, but I’m a-gonna do it anyway. I love you that much, and well, it’s just too cool to keep to myself.
Need a new purpose for your old books?
Flavorwire has some crazy/unique/neat ideas.
Check out “10 DYI projects for your old books ” for their suggestions and photos, but be warned: they’re not for the faint of heart.
Some make my...