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Does Springsteen have writing talent? Why it doesn't really matter.

That baby Outlaw Pete certainly gets around! He’s the hero of Bruce Springsteen’s first children’s book and the star of his song, Outlaw Pete. Springsteen was inspired by a 1950’s children’s book entitled Brave Cowboy Bill. 295 more words

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Top three writing obstacles.

Ah the perks of the writing biz are great, to be sure, but let’s not sugarcoat it. There are some serious obstacles to making a go of it in this strange business. 434 more words

Three best perks of being a writer

Yep, it’ s a hard job writing fiction books for a living but really, the perks just can’t be beat! Here are the three best things about my wacky job. 329 more words

the botany of desire

The August selection for my Stranger than Fiction book group at the Kansas City Public Library was The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, one I’ve been meaning to read for a very long time.  688 more words


Review: Stranger than Fiction, The Science Museum

Fontcuberta takes you on a intellectual ride of questioning your beliefs about reality.

‘Stranger than Fiction’ at the Science Museum features the works of Joan Fontcuberta…

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Three comments that kill a writer's ego.

What’s the worst thing you can say to a writer? I’m sure there’s an impressive list that can wound our fragile egos. Here are a few that stand out in my mind. 200 more words

And our August winner is....

And our August winner is…..D.L! Congrats to you and thank you to all who participated on my blog this month. Great discussions!

D.L., if you hop on my website and choose a book, I’ll mail it out with your Amazon gift card. 9 more words