Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

I know I announced the sale of Nowhere Wild to HarperCollins Canada back in September, but now it’s listed on my agent’s site http://cookeagency.ca/news.htm. There isn’t any more news pending on that front (and I don’t expect there to be for quite a while), but to see it on someone else’s site is pretty cool. Now, back to work. The books, they don’t write themselves.

It’s not often that a book on punctuation can be entertaining. Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever read a book on punctuation that was entertaining. Until now. Eats Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss uses examples from everyday life to castigate those who refuse to punctuate properly. Whether it be the lack of understanding on how to appropriately use an apostrophe, or overcoming the fear of using the dreaded semicolon, Truss reviews… Read More