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|Wed, 04-14-2010 - 6:00pm|
Is it code? Is it shorthand? While looking for cookbook agents, I spied a collection of phrases I hoped included cookbooks - women's interest, women's non-fiction, lifestyle. Some got specific with words like cooking and food. It seemed almost as if an agent was giving writers a gift if he said he represented cookbooks!
I wonder why, when trying to be so nonspecific on the topics of these books, agents seem to lump cookbooks (if I read the code correctly) in non-fiction interesting women alone. Do men, in addition to refusing to ask for directions, avoid cookbooks? I doubt it. Furry Murray left me several cookbooks, not all given to him by me. My son-in-law has put cookbooks on his Christmas list. I'm writing a cookbook for my grandson. Real men not only eat quiche but they occasionally