18 Responses to “Friday Confessional 1-23-09”

  1. Kristen January 23, 2009 at 10:34 AM #

    Thanks for the heads up on the AAR blog. I hadn’t seen that yet.

  2. ArkansasCyndi January 23, 2009 at 10:37 AM #

    WOW! Great post with incredible links. Thanks!

  3. Jorrie Spencer January 23, 2009 at 10:38 AM #

    Yes! πŸ™‚

    I found some posts/articles I hadn’t seen.

  4. joyroett January 23, 2009 at 10:41 AM #

    Yes. πŸ™‚

  5. kerry January 23, 2009 at 10:46 AM #

    I like the Friday confessional. Lots of things on which to spend time procrastinating on work….

    Since you mentioned the Kindle and other e-devices, I’d love to ask a question about Samhain books. Is there a schedule or specific timeline for Samhain books to be released for the Kindle? Are *all* books at some point available for Kindle, or only ones that are “proven sellers” on, say, My Bookstore and More first?

    I’m also curious about the availability of Samhain books at fictionwise. I prefer to buy some books for my iphone at fictionwise because of their rewards program, but apparently Samhain books on fictionwise are only availabe in secure mobi/lit format. I’m kind of on a book-buying diet until my credit at fictionwise is gone, so it’s a bummer.

  6. Eliza January 23, 2009 at 10:50 AM #

    I know i’m late to the party but I missed all of the inauguration balls because I was flying that day and I haven’t had time to look up video. That first dance video made me tear up. sighs…

    Thanks for posting it.

  7. Joy January 23, 2009 at 11:27 AM #

    This was fun!! Of course, now I need to read the sites I just opened…. πŸ™‚

  8. Annie January 23, 2009 at 11:34 AM #

    Love the confessional! Yes, please repeat on Fridays!

  9. Jaci Burton January 23, 2009 at 11:58 AM #

    I think it rocks. Even if you and I do talk about alot of it during the course of the week so I know many of these, it’s an awesome feature that I might steal from you for my own blog.

    tee hee

  10. Kwana January 23, 2009 at 12:07 PM #

    I love the Friday Confessional. Yes, I want to see it again. Jan packed full of fun stuff. Thanks.

  11. Erin January 23, 2009 at 12:23 PM #

    I like it! It reminds me of some of the posts over at Literary Escapism where she points out various things on the Web… and those are my favorite posts over there so far! πŸ˜‰

  12. azteclady January 23, 2009 at 12:25 PM #

    Oh I like it–these link roundups from different people are great, IMO. Thank you!

  13. rebyj January 23, 2009 at 2:30 PM #

    Yes! I would love this as a regular feature!
    I especially liked the gadget review. Me likey gadgets.

  14. Allison January 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM #

    I like it! and Thanks to for some links I’ve been wanting to find. Happy weekend!

  15. scooper January 23, 2009 at 10:41 PM #

    I liked it. It showcased many things I didn’t know, but am now interested in knowing more about. Thanks.

  16. Jody W. January 24, 2009 at 9:23 AM #

    Resale stores won’t have to test their stuff. However, they can get seriously fined if it turns out they happened to sell anything with too much lead in it.

  17. bookwormom January 24, 2009 at 10:27 AM #

    Love the new Friday Confessional. Favorite things are the link to Amish bread & the book publicity blog post about effective websites.

  18. Dena January 24, 2009 at 7:15 PM #

    Hi Angie, I like this Friday Confessional and it gave me a lot of info that I would never have come across. I would love to see it added to your blog regularly.

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