Category Archives: Writing

Posts about the craft of writing.

The Man Cracks Down

I’m feeling a little heavy. I’ve had precious little time to write (or blog) and it’s as if all the pressing stuff in my existence––real or imagined––has been piling up on my back. Writing often shucks it away, like a … Continue reading

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Sole Searching…

Before you slap your hand to your forehead in response to what I’m sure you think is a horrible fish pun, allow me to set your mind at ease: okay, it is a horrible pun, but it’s not about fish. … Continue reading

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The Reverse Query Theory

After I tell you all about how I went to Paris and saw the Mona Lisa, I’ve got an idea I want to run by some of you agents, writers and those interested in the “writer–publishing industry relationship”. Oh, hell, … Continue reading

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Both Sides Now

The day is here. The hour is upon us. The moment has arrived. It is time. I’m leaving for England! And next week, I’ll be in Paris. Bye! Okay, I’m not going right now, but I will be in a … Continue reading

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Unholy Moses and The Lost Commandments

No, the title doesn’t refer to a forgotten garage band from the 60’s (although it would be a very good name) but rather to another on of his those entries that covers a couple of things of dubious relevance to … Continue reading

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Master Distractor

So…I’m gently easing myself back into the blog thing. I think taking it slowly has been to everyone’s benefit, as I would have likely been a terrific bore these last couple of weeks and my focus here has always been … Continue reading

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They Are Legend

I don’t think January likes me very much, and I’m not sure why. It takes from me with methodical precision, at least it seems that way, and that’s why I decided to boycott any blog entries until its heartless page … Continue reading

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Looking Back, Ahead, Around…

Yes, yes…it’s one of those entries. A typical, end of the year, nostalgically self-absorbed menu of rehash and hodgepodge that seeks to define one’s future by exploring one’s immediate past under the pretense that we have any control over either. … Continue reading

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A Very Special Day

Hello, all. As you may have gleaned from the title of this post, today is a very special day for me. You see, some time ago I picked this day, December 15th, 2008, as my deadline for securing literary representation. … Continue reading

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It’s All in Your Head

Lately I’ve been indulging in all forms of radio dramas, and I have to confess, I’m addicted. As far as I’m concerned, Book Radio is the best thing to come out of the Sirius/XM radio merge. In fact, I barely … Continue reading

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