Among North America’s most professionally produced author events, the 2015 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference dances into New York this week, as Manuscript WishList tells writers just what moves literary agents are looking for.
New York City
Growing up in New York City, you get used to a certain lifestyle: A fast pace, no time for small talk, no patience whatsoever. But when you leave the city for a breath of fresh air, you leave all of that behind.
A friend of Leroy’s got a 98 on his high school English Regents. On the test, an essay question said, “Write a composition on your favorite place,” and he started his essay, “My favorite place is the vagina . . .”
From someone who has done and experienced them all! 1. Climb Mt. Batur at 2am and reach the summit just at the crack of dawn.
Well, really, it’s already too late. I’m trying to warn you that summer is coming.
During the 2,192 hours 27 minutes and 48 seconds you were missing, I did worry. I feared you’d been sold on the Citibike black market, traded between petty thieves in the outer (bike-less) boroughs.
I used to say before moving to New York City that it didn’t matter where I lived, or what I lived in. I was perfectly content with having to sleep on a couch for a month or three, calling nowhere and everywhere home at the same time.
Why should rich people be the only ones who get to enjoy urban living?
12. Making sure the flash on your phone is always off so you can take secret pics of the hot guy/girl sitting across from you.
We all love to travel. Exploring the world one country at a time, widening our horizons and truly indulging in the global cultural mosaic.