Monthly Archives: April 2015

Extras, extras; read all about it!

Writers tend to travel a lot. They go for research, relaxation, book promotion, and to attend conferences. One of the great things about traveling is how educational it can be. For instance, we recently learned that a seemingly brand new … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Socialism

I think it was P.J. O’Rourke who, writing of the relative backwardness of East Germany, asked what sort of a system is so bad it can make a nation of Germans unproductive. Well, East Germany is just a bad memory … Continue reading

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The Critic is your friend (…sort of)

There are many people in this world who have great writing ability, but are unsuited to ever become writers. What? That’s right. Because to be a writer, you have to be able to take rejection and criticism. Many would be … Continue reading

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