You know, maybe I was too hard on Mr. Koch and his formatting intensive book The Modern Library Writer’s Workshop in my post earlier today.
I really wanted to like this book. The author has great credentials, the subject matter is of particular interest to writers,
Frustrated writers like to rail against the injustices of the publishing industry. I’ve been known to vent a little here and there myself,
Richard Price may now be better known for his film work or his urban crime dramas. But his early novels are excellent examinations of working-class families and the pressures they face.
Jay McInerney provides an interesting review of Indecision by Benjamin Kunkel in Sunday’s New York Times. In a quick wrap-up,
Joe Meno, author of How the Hula Girl Sings is appearing Olsson’s in Dupont Circle, 1307 19th Street NW in Washington DC,
If you’re like me, you only knew Arnold Schwarzenegger’s version of Conan. The muscle-bound, grunting misanthrope who famously uttered the response “To crush your enemies,
I’m exhausted, suffering from allergy attacks and hungover from Nyquil, and it seems everyone else is too.
Writer’s Digest has a cool quote on the difference between writers and authors:
“Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer.
Ahhhh eBay, home to deals, scams, and grilled cheese sandwiches touched by Divine Grace. One enterprising author is offering the copyright to his book for sale.