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July 2, 2007

Stick a Fork in the Fortnight

The cliches have been multiplying like rabbits, but today our fortnight comes to an end. Back to the grindstone, everybody!

By the way, my friend Dan tried to rabbit me yesterday by cell phone, but thanks to the miracle of caller ID I got him instead. Congratulations, however, to Lisa for winning the in-house contest yet again.

Posted by Dave Zimmerman at July 2, 2007 8:46 AM Bookmark and Share

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Looks like I may need to be a bit more tricky next month... perhaps my son will call you first to distract you...

Comment by: Dan at July 2, 2007 3:57 PM

All's well that ends well! So they say. I've been pleased as punch the past two weeks watching your little dog and pony show. You are--honest to goodness--smart as a whip and a silver-tongued orator to boot. So don't be stubborn as a mule and give this cliche thing the old heave-ho. Keep on keeping on, brother. Don't pull the rug out from under your faithful readers. We could stir up a fuss, you know. Don't let a golden opportunity slip by! Well, think about it. It's just grist for the mill. But I really do I hope you'll decide to keep the ball rolling. I mean, walk a mile in my shoes and you'll understand. Anyway, I thought I'd go for broke and put a bug in your ear.

So with all due respect I'd just like to say that from the word go I've loved you like a brother.

Comment by: William at July 3, 2007 4:20 PM

Well, at the end of the day, that's about the best you can hope for.

Comment by: Dave at July 3, 2007 4:32 PM

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Lisa Rieck is a reader and writer who likes to discuss good ideas over hot drinks and gets inspired by the sky. She takes in all kinds of good ideas as a proofreader for InterVarsity Press.

Rebecca Larson is a writer/designer/creative type who has infiltrated IVP's web department, where she writes and edits online content. She enjoys a good pun and loves the smell of freshly printed books.

David A. Zimmerman is an editor for Likewise Books and a columnist for Burnside Writers Collective. He's written three books, most recently The Parable of the Unexpected Guest. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/unexpguest. Find his personal blog at loud-time.com.

Suanne Camfield is a publicist for InterVarsity Press and a freelance writer. She floats ungracefully between work, parenting and writing, and (much to her dismay) finds it impossible to read on a treadmill. She is a member of the Redbud Writers Guild and blogs at The Rough Cut.

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