Sunny Here

Etta Wilson

Blogger:   Etta Wilson

Location:  Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:   As above

Wow! Here I am posting for the last time as an agent on the Books & Such blog site, and I realize for the first time that I can now be a “regular” blogger just like most of you.  You see, on December 15, I’ll move into the category of “retired” and am transferring my blogging duties to Books & Such’s newest agent, Mary Keeley, as part of the transition.

I confess that it will be something of a relief not to be posting for a week at each month’s end–no more wondering what blog readers want to know about, what is uppermost on my mind, or what turn the industry is taking at the moment. Looking back, I see that I’ve punched keys about a lot of things–titles, characters, censorship, comics, dogs, idioms, poetry, and series, to name several. And always, trying to be accurate and cogent.

But not posting any more blogs at this site is a bit of a downer as well because I will miss all the stimulating, humorous, and surprising comments you all gave back in our online conversations. You so often made me think deeper about the topic, and many of you shared personal accounts that came from the heart. Thank you. (more…)

Eating–What’s the Use?

Etta Wilson

Blogger:  Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather: Warm and cloudy

We eat for so many reasons, and some of us don’t or can’t eat for a lot of reasons. Everything from psychological, allergies and other health issues, …

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Cookbooks for You and Me

Etta Wilson

Blogger:   Etta Wilson

Location: Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather: Cold and rainy

Our feeling about cookbooks may be an indicator of our feeling about the people and events associated with food as much as the food itself. I used …

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Far from Home

Etta Wilson

Blogger:    Etta Wilson

Location:  Books & Such client retreat, Monterey, CA

Weather:  Sunny

So many good travel books are available now–almost as many as cookbooks, but that’s another topic for a later blog. Being here in Monterey opens up all …

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Old or New?

Etta Wilson

Blogger: Etta Wilson

Location: On the way to Monterey

Weather:  Mid-70s

Flying across this great land from Tennessee to California, I constantly was looking down to see which parts of the US were decked out in autumn’s splendor and which …

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Color or b/w?

Etta Wilson

Blogger:      Etta Wilson

Location:    Books & Such Nashville Office

Weather:    70 and cloudy

We are definitely in the time of nature’s full color. Driving down the Natchez Trace last week, I was thrilled at every turn with a new array–the …

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