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About This Writing Thing

Mar 2020

Episode 20: Notes on a Scandal - My Review of Excavation & My Dark Vanessa

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Kircher, Madison M, 2020, What's Going on With My Dark Vanessa and Excavation?, Vulture, February 3, 2020: https://www.vulture.com/2020/02/my-dark-vanessa-and-excavation-book-controversy-explained.html


Ortiz, Wendy, January 9, 2020, https://twitter.com/WendyCOrtiz/status/1218999472224493569


Ortiz, Wendy, 2020, Adventures in Publishing Outside the Gates: On the Industry's Gatekeeping, Gay Mag, January 29, 2020: https://gay.medium.com/adventures-in-publishing-outside-the-gates-a06f089c372e


Ortiz, Wendy. Excavation: A Memoir. Future Tense Books: Portland, OR, 2014.


Oswald, Anjelica, 2016, The multimillion-dollar sums that celebrities make on books — and how they actually sell, Business Insider, March 9, 2016: <https://www.businessinsider.com/celebrity-book-advances-2016-3>


RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network): https://www.rainn.org/statistics/victims-sexual-violence


Russell, Kate Elizabeth. My Dark Vanessa. William Morrow: New York, 2020.


Russell, Kate E., 2020, Note to Readers, http://kateelizabethrussell.com/note-to-readers.

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