Monthly Archives: May 2010

Guest Blog: Do Folks Not Read Anymore?

Do Folks Not Read Anymore? by Angelique Click here to go to Angelique’s site : Angelique, The Novelist’s Blog This isn’t about book sales or publicity; it’s a legitimate concern—one I’ve had for quite some time. What happened to the … Continue reading

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Latest Offerings from the Published Authors Network

Following is a list of books from the Published Authors Network: The Magus – Alex Sumner http://tinyurl.com/BuyTheMagus Discovering Her Wolfen Heritage by Missy Martine – Kindle Version http://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Wolfen-Heritage-Publishing-ebook/… Table for Three by Missy Martine – Kindle Version http://www.amazon.com/Table-Three-Siren-Publishing-ebook/dp/B0030WD… Table for … Continue reading

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Which books quench your soul? Guest Blog

Which books quench your soul? by Christina Linnell Her url is: http://www.aclosetwriter.com/2010/05/what-books-quench-your-soul.html The great scholar, Charles W. Eliot once said “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: Behind the Story, Part 3

Why “Morgan” and what am I trying to say through him? My male lead, Morgan, was named for a young friend of a friend who died a drug-related death. Some of you in Southern California may have known him as … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: Behind the Story, Part 2

Morgan Blake and Livy Tinsley (more about Livy later), are subjected to the world around them. They make choices, sometimes good, sometimes not so good. But instead of accepting the deficiencies in the world around them, they strive to better … Continue reading

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Ticket to Ride: Behind the Story, Part 1

It should be noted that the following is a work in progress and is subject to change. As I acquaint you, and reacquaint myself, with my motives and hopes for this, my little book about life and living, I will, … Continue reading

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Taking The Week Off, A Much Needed Caesura

Hey Folks, I’m going to take the week off (I can hear the cheering of the crowd). All of my free time of late has been taken up with graphic design work and the launch of a new Ojai lifestyle … Continue reading

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One of My All-Time Favorite REM lyrics

Listening to early REM helped me to believe that poetry had, in fact, not been banished to the dusty recesses of the literary world. I believe these guys put poetry back into the mouths of average folks and raised the … Continue reading

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Why I Write: An Elaboration on Orwell

Tomorrow or the next day I will be exploring the reasons why I write (I have to find the time between my day job and my freelance graphic design work). For me there is no better reference piece than Orwell’s … Continue reading

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Finding God on the River (Part 2)

Please see the introduction below: Finding God on the River (Part 1) He thought about how beautiful the river was with the sun coming overhead and shining on the water. It struck the light grey rocks on the side as … Continue reading

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