Spotlight On: Gus Sanchez of
Out Where the Buses Don’t Run
If you haven’t checked out this blog, Out Where The Buses Don’t Run, you’re missing something special. There was a reason for following Gus Sanchez—despite my mother’s warnings—and now I feel vindicated for my blind faith and stupidity.
He’s good. Damn good. But I knew that.
It’s a fact that became quite evident by the recent Freshly Pressed status of his article, “Should a Debut Novel ‘Play it Safe?'” In case you don’t know what Freshly Pressed is, simply put, it’s an article on a WordPress blog that is so well-written, interesting, humorous and the like, the good folks at WordPress spotlight it—kind of like an editor’s pick.
Out of all the gin blogs in all the towns in all the world, I had to walk into his…and am a much better writer for the experience.
Run, don’t walk, to the place where the buses don’t. You may get stranded, but you’ll love every minute of it.
- Re-Post: Uno Kudo Interview – Gus Sanchez (outwherethebusesdontrun.com)
I had checked my e-mail earlier tonight, as a matter of habit. I know I’ll probably have about 15-20 e-mails waiting, the majority of which are from retailers whom I’m too lazy to unsubscribe from their mass e-mailings.
I nearly shit a brick when I saw over 125 unread e-mail messages. What the…? I assumed the worst: that I’d been spam attacked again. But Hotmail has been very good about preventing that sort of thing from happening, and even though it’s a free e-mail service, it’s my personal e-mail, and I’m very choosy about what kind of e-mails I get. In other words, no e-mail solicitations from wealthy Nigerians wishing to bestow me their fortune, or offers for natural penis enhancement drugs.
What I saw was 125 unread messages from WordPress. This blogger likes your post. That blogger is now following you. Please moderate new commenter’s comment. Why all…
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