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Yes, I’ve been away from the keyboard for a bit since my last post. No excuses, no explanations other than the unavoidable fact that life often intervenes when least expected.
What matters is, I’m back. With a vengeance.
I’m kick off my return to the word by joining up with the National Novel Writing Month challenge, during which I will be converting my short story A Little Hike into a full-length novel. Continue reading
One of my short fiction pieces, The Other Foot, which I just recently read along with a gathering of other authors at Warren County Community College, has been selected to appear in the latest anthology from Portable Press, Uncle John’s Flush Fiction. As they describe it on their Amazon page:
Prepare to be entertained by this unique collection of short-short stories–all fewer than 1,000 words–handpicked by the master story-teller himself, Uncle John. Whatever genre you’re into–humor, mystery, romance, horror, adventure, sci-fi, or slice-of-life–it’s in here. Continue reading
This Wednesday, I was fortunate to be a guest on Joyce Estey‘s monthly radio program Educationally Speaking, accompanied by professor and poet BJ Ward, author Jessica Cooper, and poets Nick Heacock and Angela Chiu.
We were invited to appear on Joyce’s program on WRJN to discuss our involvement with the Warren County Community College ASA Creative Writing program, one of the few Creative Writing Associate Degree programs in the country, and the only one so far on the East Coast. Continue reading
Speaking of saying stupid things in public, it seems that Jonathan Franzen recently jumped on the anti-eBook bandwagon during a recent speaking engagement:
“The technology I like is the American paperback edition of Freedom. I can spill water on it and it would still work! So it’s pretty good technology. And what’s more, it will work great 10 years from now… I think, for serious readers, a sense of permanence has always been part of the experience. Everything else in your life is fluid, but here is this text that doesn’t change…” Continue reading
As happens every year, Bad Movie Month (January) leads into the supposedly Good Movie Month of February with Oscar Season, and The Movie Guys take advantage of this seasonal event by using this episode of Moviesucktastic to take their initial look at the newly released Academy of Motion Picture’s list of Oscar Nominees!
- Leo’s ‘F’ Bomb Prompted Crystal To Consider Oscars Return (imdb.com)
- What Will Sacha Baron Cohen Do At Oscars? (imdb.com)
- Citizen Kane Oscar One Of 15 To Be Auctioned Off (imdb.com)