Some Publishing Notes

Today, as I pound out some more pages for “The Crow and the Kinnebeck,”* I just want to throw out…

November is my PerShoStoWriMo

Rather than merely jumping on the NaNoWrimo IntNoWaMo bandwagon, or impotently griping about its drag on the business and art…

Archaic Definition of the Week

facinorous. Extremely wicked, infamous; grossly criminal.  The word, naturally, is accented on the sin. – Dictionary of Early English by…

Comfort and Violence

How’s this for some publishing juxtaposition? On Friday, Washington Post‘s sextegenarian, Pulitzer Prize-winning “Style” editor Henry Allen tackled a writer…

More Philip Roth Wrath

Ok, so maybe “wrath” is a strong word to describe JK Evanczuk’s five-point refutation of Roth’s assertion that the novel…

NaNoWriMo is NaNoWrongMo

I realize this is not going to be a popular sentiment on the eve of National Novel Writing Month, but…