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John Updike, 1932-2009

John Updike has died, of lung cancer.  You can read the New York Times obit here.  I'm sad.  I didn't even know he was ill.  The obituary is one of those that has been on file for awhile and so doesn't talk a lot about the circumstances of his death. Love him or hate him, […]

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When One Is Born a Writer, Redux

Last week I wrote a blog post titled, When One is Born a Writer.., and listed some of the things that accrue from the condition of being wonderfully scarred at birth with the love of the word.  I promised then that I would compile any additions people came up with, and let me tell you, […]

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Robin’s Publication Day!

This is an exciting day for my friend Robin Gideon.  Aspen Mountain Press is releasing her novel,Silky Sins: Cassandra's Story.  Its a sizzling contemporary erotic romance and you can download it in ebook format and get it immediately. Robin is absolutely amazing–she has an incredible list of books coming out over the next few months, […]

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Announcing…Bookstrumpet

You may have noticed my periodic call for people who would like to become contributors to a new book review site.   I am pleased to announce that the new site is live and ready to roll.  Here’s the site url: http://wordstrumpet.typepad.com/bookstrumpet/ This is only the very modest beginning.  Expect more to come, with additional reviews […]

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