Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Query Letter

For five months (?) I’ve been working on a new query letter.  To start I pulled pieces of the manuscript and other query letter versions into a new super-query letter.  It was a mess, but a mess beats a blank page.  So I went to work editing the mess, crossed out everything, and pulled out [...]

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Looking Back

theGIANTbook.com’s documentary/blog is now running on a wordpress based blog.  WordPress seems to do better (than my previous blog engine) in search engines, has more features, and once you figure out the template structure, not so hard to customize the look of the page.  And I lost the password to my previous blog engine. During [...]

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A Long Time Gone

Yes, I’m still here.  There were technical and personal reasons for the long absence.  Excuse #1: I upgraded computers some time ago and lost the password information for my previous blog service.  Excuse #2:  A son is born!  My wife and I welcomed our second child to the family.  A newborn and a toddler don’t [...]

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