Room of Tears: Out of Tragedies Come Heroes and Miracles…Interview with Author Linda Merlino

  ROOM OF TEARS is now available in eBook format at Amazon: http://www.tinyurl.com/rot2013. The paperback version will be available by July 25th. I’m thrilled to have Linda Merlino here to answer questions about her new book ROOM OF TEARS. Linda, congratulations on the release of your book. I loved your last book, HUDSON CATALINA, which has a memorable… Continue reading

How to Think Like a Writer

  Most people think like this: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&W­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­B&WB&W But writers think like this: !?^~*€¥§‡««¤µ†~*¿!?^~*€¥▼{‡¬««µ†~^~*€¥▼{£§‡«¤µ We can’t help ourselves. While driving to work I think about imaginary characters, or the tarp in the back of the truck in front of me that looks like there’s a body beneath it, or the street… Continue reading

Write Something. Damn it! Who cares if it’s crap, literally?

  A conversation with myself because no one else will listen. Why don’t I feel like writing? – Arctic spring weather? Green goop in China? Wrist Apnea? Lame, lame and lame. Just strike the damn keys until something appears – Black-and-blue words, broken letters… Cut the crap! You’re being lazy. No one gets anywhere by being lazy. You’ve… Continue reading

The Internet ADHD Experiment

  Scientists using the focally-challenged as lab rats. The Internet is more addictive than crack because it’s as pervasive as air. Earlier today, the Fantasy News Network (FNN) uncovered a massive secret program in which ADHD individuals are unwittingly being used as test subjects in one of the most ambitious experiments in human history, in… Continue reading