Monthly Archives: August 2010

Lonely Road

Next Monday is Labor Day, the traditional return to work and school after summer vacation. I like to imagine tanned adults or children in new clothes sharing cheery stories about their adventures, then passing around photos or showing off souvenirs. … Continue reading

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Write What You Know (Right, What You Know)

Today, I am entering the World of Edit. Although I’ve made revisions a thousand times over-each time I opened the document-I’m now on the third pass, serious pass, of the manuscript I will turn over to my publisher. I’m learning … Continue reading

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To E- or Not to E-

(Forgive me Mr. Shakespeare, especially since I’m not asking the question.) I want to share links to two articles by Julie Bosman that appeared in the New York Times (August 12, 2010). First, the writer Pete Hamill has announced that … Continue reading

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Throw Mama From the Bates Motel: Publishing 2010

Jane Henderson, a reporter with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, published a story on the front page of today’s paper about new options for publishing—thanks in large part to innovative publishers such as Blank Slate Press (who will bring out my forthcoming … Continue reading

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Reflections on Writing by an Artist

I’m sharing images of artwork by my friend, Kelly O’Brien.  They hang on my wall and sit on my desktop (a real wooden desk-not my Mac) tormenting me. Double click on each image to enlarge.

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