By Nancy Peacock

For the twice-published novelist, analyzing an editorial approximately herself within the National Enquirer—under the headline "Here's One for the Books: cleansing woman Is an Acclaimed Author"—was greater than a surprise. It was once an thought.

In A Broom of One's Own, Nancy Peacock, whose first novel was once chosen through the New York Times as a outstanding e-book of the yr, explores with heat, wit, and candor what it potential to be a author. An encouragement to all hard-working artists, irrespective of how they make a residing, Peacock's ebook presents worthy insights and suggestion on motivation, craft, and feedback whereas delivering hilarious anecdotes in regards to the homes she cleans.

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I think there are TV critics in it, or 13 JUST A GEEK something. Anyway, they get together every year to run up huge tabs on their corporate credit accounts and see what’s coming up on TV in the next quarter. That’s where I come in. TNN asked me to go to the “TCA” (when you’re a hip, edgy, media-savvy person, you use lots of acronyms, FYI) to be part of this TNG launch-thing. So I went and it was sooo cool! I got to see some of the old TNG kids, who I don’t ever see anymore since they’re millionaires and I’m living in a refrigerator box and the coolest thing of all .

We skim-boarded, played football and wiffleball and barbecued hot dogs in the parking lot, which was majorly against the beach parking lot rules (yes! breakin’ the law! ). When we got back, I had e-mail waiting for me from my friend Roger Avary. Roger is one of the coolest people on earth and a fucking rad writer and director. Roger won an Academy Award for writing Pulp Fiction and is pretty much responsible for everything good that Tarantino has ever taken credit for. Roger also wrote and directed my absolute favorite movie that I’ve ever worked on, Mr.

We skim-boarded, played football and wiffleball and barbecued hot dogs in the parking lot, which was majorly against the beach parking lot rules (yes! breakin’ the law! ). When we got back, I had e-mail waiting for me from my friend Roger Avary. Roger is one of the coolest people on earth and a fucking rad writer and director. Roger won an Academy Award for writing Pulp Fiction and is pretty much responsible for everything good that Tarantino has ever taken credit for. Roger also wrote and directed my absolute favorite movie that I’ve ever worked on, Mr.

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