The Emerging Dan Network

April 18th, 2005 · 2 Comments
by Booksquare

We admit it — when we heard that Dan Wickett was hanging out at The Happy Booker’s place, we raced right over, stopping only for red lights and to finish our previous post. We blog safely and in accordance to the rules of the ‘sphere. What did we find? Yes, another in the continuing series of photos with strategically placed books.

Though we insist you read the interview for yourself, we can promise that Dan’s responses confirm our longheld and widely supported thesis: he doesn’t sleep. No time for that. He denies this (if we’d paid attention in science, we’d know the name for the denial of a hypothesis; probably some crazy made-up Latin word that means “you put the wrong chemicals into the beaker”). But, as you’ll see today, Dan is wrong. We liked this comment, by the way:

Of course, I haven’t even mentioned the books. While I still buy well over the national average of per person purchases for this country, the number I obtain that way pales in comparison to those that are offered to me as a book reviewer. It’s not why I started this, and it’s not why I still do it, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say I love this aspect of the EWN.

File Under: Square Pegs

2 responses so far ↓

  • W. S. Cross // Apr 18, 2005 at 9:47 am

    One of the surprising things about writing is the number of folks like Dan or Gerard Jones who are willing to help other writers for nothing in return beyond the satisfaction of helping. Hard to imagine, since even most writers I know are pretty selfish and unwilling sometimes even to reply to an email.

  • Booksquare // Apr 18, 2005 at 12:31 pm

    What I think is amazing about Dan is the fact that he’s doing more to promote writers than their publishers often do. Marketing departments could learn a lot from Dan’s work.