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Dan Conover

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I was born in Chicago, raised in North Carolina, and spent most of my 20-year newspaper career in Charleston, SC. That's also where I met my wife, Janet Edens, and where we raised our four kids from previous marriages.

I quit the newspaper business on a buyout in 2008 and managed to miss most of the carnage that followed. I've been freelancing ever since.

The fractured mind

One of my first newspaper bosses was a wonderful, jovial mess of a man who endured the frazzled annoyances of running a small-town news staff because it allowed him the luxury of composing editorials.  Which happened to be things of joy and beauty, by the way.


He eventually brought me along to his next career stop because he needed a city editor. If you’ve never worked in a newsroom, allow me to tr

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Published on February 02, 2014 09:48
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Sam Grace Ha! Since I got on to see your comment it has had unexpected errors 7 times. Before that it had only had 1 unexpected error for me ever. I blame you.


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Dan Conover The problem I have with this service is that it's even less robust than Twitter, only without the cute Fail Whale. Everything breaks Goodreads.


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Sam Grace So the next stage is to ADD some books. What are you reading now, for example? I want to know!


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Dan Conover I'm slow. What can I say?


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Sam Grace About time you made it here. :)


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