Most of you know that bit of excellent writing advice, the rule about letting a draft sit and marinate for a time before diving into the revision process? It’s good advice, but a rule I don’t usually follow. Until now, that is, while awaiting the editorial notes for my forthcoming novel (working title: The Alchemy of Glass: […]
How does the Child Ballad Tam Lin connect to The world of “The Apothecary’s Curse?” Have a read (and a listen)
Arvind Ethan David (The Infidel) is executive producer of the Netflix/BBC America hit series Dirk Gently Holistic Detective Agency, which is in its second season. But he was also at San Diego Comic-Con promoting his latest project Darkness Visible, a collaboration with comic book creator/novelist Mike Carey (Lucifer). I met up with David during Comic-Con 2017 and we had […]
I’ll be speaking at a Chicago Writers Association Seminar August 12 at Columbia College, 600 S. Michigan, Room 401 (conference room). The Topic for the morning is Building Your Writing Confidence. Here’s the scoop! CWA members Barbara Barnett and Genevieve Davis will help writers in all genres address this debilitating condition. Genevieve will walk you through […]
Like a lot of dads from his era, mine was barely knowable. He was a WWII veteran (Army Air Corps), and went to trade school on the GI Bill. He talked rarely of his service, but enjoyed showing us his photos of his Air Corps mates and of the Senegalese soldiers with whom he’d served […]
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