Friday, March 13, 2009

Book'em: Geoff Van Dyke

NCW special agents apprehended the following the agents, editors and authors as they prepared to steal time away to present at the Northern Colorado Writers Conference April 3-4.

Case #5

Suspect: Geoff Van Dyke (Editor 5280 Magazine)

Aliases: GVD, Gee-off

Location: Denver, CO


Apprehended: While repeatedly editing cliches out of stories and rewriting headlines

“Clue” to favorite writing spot: At the big, blocky dining-room table

Known to be involved with writing: Since thinking that becoming a novelist, in high school, would be a good career path

Last seen autographing: Expense reports

Spotted recently: Moonlighting in Outside Magazine's February 09 issue

Often seen: Enjoying $1 PBR pints at the Corner Office after work

Recently found enjoying a query letter: That was well-researched, well-written, and humble

Known to delete a query because: My name was misspelled in the salutation

Wishes more freelance writers: Appreciated the fine art of editing

Overuses this written word: "peripatetic"

Addictions: Facebook, iPhone

For further profiling, visit www.5280.com

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