Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Book'em: Hilary Oswald

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 #7

Suspect:Hilary Masell Oswald

Aliases: Grammar Girl, Hils

Location: Denver

Apprehended: while wielding her red pen on a bench in Wash Park

Clue to favorite writing spot: at the dining room table with a warm cup of
chai and some folk music playing

Known to be involved with writing: since her fifth-grade teacher nominated her
first short story for a writing contest

Last seen autographing: her business card for an over-enthusiastic interior
designer

Spotted recently: jurying summer arts festivals

Often seen: hiking in the Flatirons or skiing at Copper

Recently found enjoying a query letter: that suggested its author had actually
read the magazine

Known to delete a query because: it contains errors of basic grammar

Wishes more freelance writers: dared to have fun with the writing process

Overuses this written word: distinctive

Addictions: m-dashes, talking to strangers, chocolate, chips and salsa, art

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