Category: Writers

Newburyport Virtual Literary Festival

I’m so very proud to have been able to participate in the Newburyport Literary Festival, forced to go virtual thanks to COVID-19. You can access the various segments on YouTube, and see mine here: Newburyport Festival

Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!

Hey, everyone. When COVID-19 struck and changed all our lives, the lovely folks behind the Newburyport Literary Festival were convinced it spelled the end of this year’s event. NOT SO! Just check out their website, Newburyport Literary Festival to find out about all the wonderful options.… Continue Reading “Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!”

March Events

As the ELEPHANT SPEAK launch date approaches, I thought I’d give everyone a run down for the month of March (so far): March 4 – KATU “Afternoon Live” appearance (to air between 2-3 pm) BOOK LAUNCH – Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland,… Continue Reading “March Events”

Heads Up to Plagiarism Crisis

Morning, all. The following articles came across my desk from the Authors Guild Members Community, and we’ve been encouraged to spread them far and wide. It’s a situation that anyone who loves books — authors as well as readers — should be mindful of,… Continue Reading “Heads Up to Plagiarism Crisis”

An Important Letter from Writer Richard Russo

To my mind, writers should always support one another. I’ve seen a lot of that, but I’ve also seen some of the other–jealousy, back-stabbing, etc. With the idea of support in mind, and in light of these rapidly-changing times in the publishing field, please… Continue Reading “An Important Letter from Writer Richard Russo”

Harlan Ellison, 1934 – 2018

We had some fierce thunderstorms today and now I know why. It was Harlan, making his presence known to the cosmos, kicking ass in Heaven. He’s been my favorite writer since I first encountered him via his collection I Have No Mouth, And I Must… Continue Reading “Harlan Ellison, 1934 – 2018”