Lots of authors have playlists and soundtracks in mind when they’re writing and imagining the incredible movie that will be based on their work. (That’s how it works right?) But what song best captures your work in progress? As much as I would like to write the novel version of The Mariner’s Revenge Song or Daniel […]
Growing Older With a Band
I’m by no means old, but I’ve lived long enough that I can mark the passage of time by the lives of others: I can remember the events around every presidential election since Bush/Dukakis, the players who were rookies when I started paying attention to basketball are in the process of retiring, and the actresses […]
This Week in Books 3/11/11
This week in books! Just a little late! I wasn’t able to get this up on Friday as I was watching the fabulous Stringer Belle and todayokay at the Hotel Utah Thursday evening, but I saved up lots and lots of links for your weekend! Oh, and if you want to see Stringer Belle yourself, […]
Do Record Stores Point the Way of the Future for Bookstores?
Now that Borders is in bankruptcy and at least 200 stores closing, some people have asked me what I think is going to happen to brick and mortar bookstores in the future. Do they have a future? Will they survive? There’s one comparison I keep coming back to: record stores. When you consider that the […]
You Tell Me: What Is Your Favorite Song of All Time?
Ah yes, we are continuing to branch out on this blog. First writing, then baby elephant videos, now……. Music! It’s ever the steady evolution. Ahem. So. If you had to pick one. Just one. Just one song to listen to the rest of your life, your favorite song of all time, the one that speaks […]