The Confirmation of Fiction
I was reading an article in the New York Times about how writing is now being outsourced to India. Newspapers are now employing someone in India to write about what is happening in Scranton. Amazing. ...
The Great Quiet of Hemingway's Attic
These days, there is Marcelline's old steamer trunk, a wine bottle from Spain, a cello, two wrought-iron gas stanchions from the late 19th century and National Geographics from 1912, 1915, and 1918 co...
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I have been to the mountaintop. I have had books published by a large press. I have been in People Magazine. I have been in USA Today numerous times. I have been in the New York Times, had features in...
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Wide Lawns and Narrow Minds
So went Hemingways famous quote about his hometown of Oak Park. A reviewer of my recent novel, Rocket Man compared my take on modern suburbia to this quote. I would have to say that Hemingways quote s...
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Why We Vote
People are either republican or democrat, conservative or republican. But this says nothing about why we vote for John McCain or Barack Obama. It is not issues. Issues are the window dressing we paint...
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