The Athletics of Writing
You start out by trying to wake up and get the brain going so you go for a run or a bike or something to flood the neurons with blood and get the connections going that make writing writing. The best ...
Topics: literrary, death of the novels, short stories, contemporary fiction, and writing, publishing, creative writing, banned books
Kid Rock gives Romney Permission to use his song
Ever since Ted Nugent went wacko right wing gun toter with Cat Scratch Fever intensity there is that curious blend of working class rockers who side with the men of means and wealth and big business. ...
Topics: kid rock, berkey young republicans, literary, contemporary fiction, romney, politics, a writers survival guide, banned books
Mockingbird Film at Fifty
If you read the book then the film follows. I always felt the book was better. To Kill A Mockingbird was just so rich in atmosphere and literary sugar that the film always seemed a bit awkward to me. ...
Topics: to kill a mockingbird, jem, atticus finch, literary, contemporary fiction, harper lee, boy scouts, banned books
The Sword of Age
In this country it is all about those two numbers that correspond to that weird date on your birth certificate where you left the cosmos and started your life on the planet earth. And from that day on...
Topics: aging, literary, contemporary fiction, and writing, age, a writers survival guide, banned books
Authors and the Fight Between Amazon and Barnes and Nob...
There is a big fight going on between Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Basically Amazon is trying to squash traditional book publishing with the Kindle and Barnes and Noble is fighting back and saying the...
Topics: literary, death of the novels, contemporary fiction, novelist, and writing, hemingway, publishing, a writers survival guide, banned books