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The return

I have a blog (a few) that I keep up with sporadically (moving into a new house and getting married in the last two years have eaten all of my free time).  1,119 more words

Joyce Carol Oates - My sister my love @JoyceCarolOates

Vivono una vita davvero miserabile i due bambini di casa Rampike, sono tristi, ignorati, poco amati. Papi è sempre a lavorare (ma ci ama! ci ama tanto! 874 more words


August WhispersyncDeal roundup: Ken Liu, Chuck Wendig, Joyce Carol Oates, Max Brooks, and more; read by Michael Kramer, Luke Daniels, Kate Rudd, Grover Gardner, Mary Robinette Kowal, and more!

I keep getting later and later in the month with these… so this time, once more, with feeling, don’t wait too long. The first two sections of deals all expire on August 31. 2,470 more words

Whispersync Deals

New Memoir: The Lost Landscape - Joyce Carol Oates

For me, you can keep the mystery of your Pynchons and Salingers. I’m much more taken by Oates–a writer both prolific and elusive. She’s been hiding in plain sight for over half a century now and not only is her output so mind-bogglingly prolific that it’s mentioned by most reviewers (including me), the sheer scope of her imagination and intellect is breathtaking. 329 more words


To Hell with Hosanna

At the time, Palm Sunday 3/29/15, this was the first sermon I had written in several years. My depression and it’s medication made it near impossible to prepare and deliver even a homily. 1,796 more words


Writer's Desk: Inspiration Close at Home

Sometimes it comes easily. The words flow and the paragraphs and plot lock together with smooth and powerful precision like girders in a swiftly-built tower. 313 more words