My ninety-one year old mother is a spunky, lifelong baseball fan. Thelma grew up in Cleveland, and she was in the stadium, cheering wildly, when the Indians won the world series in 1948. At one time, … Continue reading >>
Are you a writer in need of motivation? How's this: Writing is like a disease. It may go into remission, but it never leaves you.
Apologies for the somewhat negative analogy. I had taken a long … Continue reading >>
I found a funny post on Buzzfeed of 10 Things Writers Are Tired Of Hearing.
"You’re tired from waking up early (or staying up late) to work on your novel or your poems or your book of essays. But … Continue reading >>
Elmore Leonard is quoted as saying “There are cities that get by on their good looks. Detroit has to work for a living.” He was born in New Orleans but moved to Detroit as a boy, and he’s hung around … Continue reading >>
Do writers need their own workspace? The great thing about being a writer is you can write just about anywhere with a notebook and pen or a laptop. At the same time, it's important to have a special … Continue reading >>
Before Elvis, before Elton John and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace. HBO's movie, "Behind the Candelabra," about Liberace and his affair with Scott Thorson, captures the famed pianist in all his … Continue reading >>