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Ten Dollar Books blog — Rachel Wagner

Blogs & Books & Half Off

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The three books I have out right now were all mostly written around the same time. I was keeping a blog on my personal site a little while back. I think I was just sick of the publishing world and trying to get my stuff out the new-traditional way via online magazines and twitter. I don't remember my exact intention, but I think I started with the men I was meeting. Then I also added a few posts about fashion or just life. Actually one of them got picked up by a magazine lol. That editor found the piece on her...

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50% off All Fiction Titles Cuz I Like Fiction

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I used to love fiction best. I wanted to write it and read it almost exclusively. That's what I was studying in college too. Well, mostly you'd read a work of fiction, then you'd read a bunch of non-fiction about that fictional piece. Then you'd write your own non-fiction piece on all of those texts. It was fun. I got more into non-fiction after graduation, tho. I don't know what switched things over really, but I started to prefer reading real stories. Essays, memoirs, whatever. I liked to know what really went on and how that one person is responding...

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Journalism in a Book

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Finished reading White Noise the other day. So good. I wrote about it on my personal blog if you're interested. Something I liked about that book specifically was that it was all journalism pieces. I hate reading online articles. Reading on a screen sucks and then there's also a million ads and subscription requests and all this other stuff in the way. Like do you want me to read this piece or not?? Having it printed out in a book is really nice because of the physical design of a book. There's no camera watching you, no statistics being taken on...

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