Two years ago, Deadly Ink had to close its doors, cancelling the conference at the last moment. But after a two year hiatus, Deadly Ink is returning this week-end, with events and activities Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4. Sometimes things that are presumed to be dead have a way of coming back to… Continue reading Deadly Ink
I have blogged from time-to-time about Monkey: Journey to the West. Monkey is an ancient Chinese folk novel written (as best we know) by Wu Cheng-en, first published in 1592. It is one of my favorite books, one of my family's favorite books. My wife has referred to it as the family totem. Monkey is… Continue reading Monkey: Journey to the West
In 1969, at the age of 17, I saw Arlo Guthrie in concert in the gymnasium at St. John's University. I guess you could say that I've been a fan of Arlo Guthrie ever since I was old enough to take a seat on the Group W Bench. But now I've discovered yet another reason… Continue reading The Group W Bench
You may not be familiar with Quirk Books, but you have probably read, or at least have heard of, quite of few of Quirk's books. Quirk Books is an independent publisher; they are the publisher of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and also of the Worst Case Scenario series. I am almost embarrassed to admit… Continue reading It’s dobby in your rot, droog!
(24. inspired by the color salmon-pink) What me worry?
1. Sleep in. Get out of bed at 6:45 (I know I posted yesterday about writing at 5:30 in the morning, but it's Sunday and sometimes you've just got to lazy about in bed for a bit). 2. Have a bagel and a cup of coffee. Read the Sunday Times (not all of it, of… Continue reading Sunday
This is the 30th post I have written since moving my blog to wordpress on June 3. So it may come as a surprise to some of you when I say that I am frustrated that I haven't been writing. There are a few of you who will know what I mean. There is blogging… Continue reading One Writer’s Routine