HO HO HO! Giveaway 2013 Details Here’s the giveaway info: One $ 10US Amazon email gift card will be given to each of the TWO PEOPLE who come closest to guessing the number of books I used to make my Book Tree. If more than two people guess correctly, your names will be put into… Read More HO HO HO! Giveaway: $ 20 in Amazon Gift Cards
Face it, dude. You’re not praying enough. Besides, God’s always liked jocks better, anyway.
Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: Random House (January 14, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1400068819 ISBN-13: 978-1400068814 From Amazon: This brilliant new novel by an American master, the author of Ragtime, The Book of Daniel, Billy Bathgate, and The March, takes us on a radical trip into the mind of a man who, more than once in… Read More Andrew’s Brain by E.L. Doctorow
No more bitches sniffing your ass, Rex. Now, enjoy this nice glass of iced tea.
When was the last time you received a letter? I mean the handwritten kind, not a bill from the electric company. We’re all so techie now, communicating via email and text. Everything must be instant; there’s no waiting for anything. I question why our kids are even taught to write anymore – to fill out… Read More I’d like that in writing
In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson traveled to Key West to meet Ernest Hemingway, an author he revered. Gruff and off-putting, Hemingway asked Samuelson to come back later. Maybe he’d have time then. When he returned, Hemingway offered the budding writer this list: “The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane “The Open Boat” by… Read More Ernest Hemingway: Reading list for a young writer
The last day of November signals my reading year has begun powering down. Alas, 2013, I hardly knew ye. I take that back; I knew you and didn’t like you much. You came, you brought a few good things but mostly not, and now you’re nearly gone. Overall, I’m glad to see the tail end… Read More Then we came to the end: Notable Fiction 2013
We are, most of us, volunteers who provide a free service to writers, acting as their PR and/or marketing agents without the benefit of the title. Through rants, raves and simple mentions we raise the visibility of books and writers who may or may not need the help, though they generally do, unless their names… Read More The future of book blogging: where we’ve been, where we’re going
Sometimes it is too late to pursue your dreams. For the love of God, Eleanor.