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Advanced Reading Copies -- ALMOST a book!

Two weeks  ago, my husband and I officially drove out of Los Angeles to begin our stint of traveling. We drove through Phoenix and Flagstaff, stopped in Santa Fe for a few days, visited art museums, Catholic pilgrimage spots, and ashrams. 670 more words

Oil And Marble

Welcome to Night Vale, by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

I have mentioned before in this space my love of Welcome to Night Vale, the super weird and wonderful podcast that takes place in a subtly Lovecraftian world where the weirdest and creepiest of things are just another boring day in Night Vale. 440 more words


Traught Strand Regatta and Aquatic Sports - 1935

Connacht Tribune 27th July, 1935  p.27

On Sunday next, July 28th what promises to be an ideal day’s sport will be held at Traught Strand. This strand, situated about three miles west of Kinvara, is rapidly growing in popularity as a bathing resort and is one of the best and safest in the West of Ireland. 150 more words

Posts And Podcasts

Mess, noise, static

“The derecho felled my father, I mean my maple tree”: that’s a line from my forthcoming book, Radioland. My desk at home faces a large old maple, and beyond that Myers St., and beyond that House Mountain. 533 more words

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings, by Shirley Jackson

I often tell people how much I love Shirley Jackson, what with having read and enjoyed The Haunting of Hill House and having read and LOVED… 491 more words


Galleys and the final proof before publication

In the last week, I received galley proofs from two different publishers for a couple of my plays that are about to “go public.” Galleys are the camera-ready pages of the script. 511 more words



Last week Thursday, July 16th, wound up being something of a banner day for me, though I hadn’t expected it to be so when I woke up that morning. 814 more words