"I think Janet needs a spiderweb in the top corner of her blog that says SOME AGENT!"
:-) --Claire Bobrow
I am eager to read this one. Have been since you last talked about it! Just need to finish up DECODED first...
Thanks for the link to that article. It's comforting to know that even brilliant writers like Franklin (I LOVE this book and his others as well) also need a nudge sometimes to get the awesome out onto the page.
Ohhhh, I was wondering about the title, and now that I see the explanation, I suddenly remember, as a kid, learning how to spell and say Mississippi as fast as I could, forwards and backwards, and "in code":M-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-I-crooked letter-crooked letter-I-humpback-humpback-I.What a weird flash of nostalgia...
I saw this and loved reading about his struggle. All the angst and intervention and rewrites worked. This was a GREAT book.I sent your fabulous former intern a copy for Christmas .... signed (Tom's my neighbor :-)).sf
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