I'm curious to hear from other writers out there. Has your keyboard suffered as much abuse as mine? Is the problem that I spend so much time in front of my computer screen, or am I just a slob?
April may well be the cruelest month, but I'd also argue that it's the sneakiest. I feel like it just came out of nowhere -- and just when I was getting used to March. Needless to say, May is just around the corner, which also means that the print edition of The Grievers will be…Read more The Whole World Can See You
Technically, Buddy should have flunked out by the end of his first semester, but the constant stream of cash flowing from his family was enough to make everyone look the other way whenever he set fire to the chemistry lab or ran naked through the gymnasium because the other guys stole his gym shorts.
"I come from immigrant parents and am always trying to bring two cultures together, always trying to find where the common ground is."
Simon Read has a gift for bringing the past to life. His most recent book, War of Words, harkens back to the thrilling—and violent—days of yesteryear.
I suppose I'm spoiled by blogging: I have an idea. I type it up. Maybe, if I'm feeling ambitious, I proofread what I've written. I click the "Publish" button, and the world can see what's on my mind. It's the ultimate in immediate gratification. By way of contrast, book publishing is a much slower process.…Read more Adventures in Editing: For Want of a Balloon
I've been a fan of Kristen Solecki's art ever since it started appearing in Philadelphia Stories magazine a few years back. In fact, I'm such a fan that I asked if I could use one of her pieces for the cover of To Befriend a Fox, a collection of poetry by the late Richard Pearce…Read more Shot of Fiction with Your Coffee?