Monthly Archives: November 2008

The Musty Smell of Old Books

I have worked in publishing for many years and I think one of the reasons that I have, besides having the dreams of grandeur of being a writer one day, is because for as long as I can remember, I … Continue reading

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Feeling the Flash

Yesterday, I was early for class, so I sat down on the floor with my mug of coffee, my pad of paper and my book with various writings and started plotting. It was coming together! I could feel the different … Continue reading

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Creative Tag Teaming

Last week, I met up for drinks and dinner with a friend that I have known for almost 20 years. It is amazing to me by-the-way, that I know someone for 20 years, but I do. Actually, he was my … Continue reading

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Reading as Research

A few weeks ago, I was on the subway and I saw someone reading The Golden Road. It was a matted beat up copy that looked like either the reader had read it three or four times, or, that she … Continue reading

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