Writing

Torn Between a Turtleneck and a Paycheck — Writing for Love, or Money?

   Is writing like breathing to you?  Did you feel you were destined to become a writer ever since you could pick up a crayon?  And, most importantly, do you own a beret?       There are many writers who tirelessly follow their inner-muse, writing poetry, short stories and novels -- using their own blood and tears as ink.  A magnetic force… Continue reading Torn Between a Turtleneck and a Paycheck — Writing for Love, or Money?

For Readers

You’re Never too Young (or old)…the Summer “IT” Lists

This is just a quick post in keeping with our previous discussion on the importance (or unimportance) of an author's age.  If you haven't seen it, The New Yorker's article, "Summer Fiction: 20 Under 40" lists its top picks of up-and-coming young authors, and seems to have plenty of people talking -- some in angrier tones than others. Check it out --… Continue reading You’re Never too Young (or old)…the Summer “IT” Lists