July 2010 Recommended Reading

I’m sorry I’m so late in posting this.  August was a busy month, and this promises to be an active September.  But I thought I should keep you updated on the Recommended Reading…. My months seem to vacillate between great and crappy when it comes to reading.  I read a lot in July, including some wonderful student manuscripts (buy these, you editor types).  But when […]

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Smart Pop Blog

The kind folks at Smart Pop occasionally ask me to write an essay for their nonfiction series, mostly on favorite TV shows.  I do, too, and announce those essays here. But what I don’t say is that then I get the contributor’s copy and read it cover to cover.  So this week, the kind folks at Smart Pop asked me to write a guest blog […]

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A couple of free things

Smart Pop Books has put my controversial essay, “Barbarian Confessions,” on their website for free–one week only.  If you’ve been reading my nonfiction columns, you’ll see me refer to this essay a lot.  Here’s your chance to read it.  You can find it here. And, last week, I got interviewed for the nifty podcast site, StarShipSofa. Check out the excerpt here. The entire interview will […]

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