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Try guessing which 10 authors showed up on a list of the richest authors. Then see if you're correct by reading the Forbes article.

Did you see the HBO debut of the Sookie Stackhouse series? I don't have HBO (One has to draw the line somewhere with the cost of television, doesn't one?) so I haven't had the pleasure. I've read Sookie, and now her creator Charlaine Harris is reaping the rewards of a lot of hard work.

The NY Times Paperback Mass-Market Fiction list has 7 spots occupied by Sookie books, all published by Ace.

Dead Until Dark
Living Dead in Dallas
Club Dead
Dead as a Doornail
Dead to the World
All Together Dead
Definitely Dead

Way to go, Charlaine!

A book I always recommend when I teach writing or speak at workshops/conferences is The Career Novelist by Donald Maass. Guess what? It's available free from his website now. (Thanks to Colleen Thompson for the heads up on this.

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