Tag: humor

A Journey To “Lasagna” Italy

A Journey To “Lasagna” Italy

I have no idea how much the novel’s author - whom I had never heard of before - actually knew about Italy when she wrote a book set in Italy.

My “Top Three” (Of Both)

My “Top Three” (Of Both)

As a man, I do not believe another male author who claims to have written a woman character out of “thin air”…

”The World Of Writing”

”The World Of Writing”

As I continue to recover from our return flight here to England on Tuesday into Wednesday, I thought I’d have some fun and have a scroll for the first time in several months at what some of them are talking about…

With A Sixth Novel Due…

With A Sixth Novel Due…

A glass of red wine? So you have tried to pre-empt my comment on you not being France 24, where authors get offered a glass of wine on set?

The Question You Never Ask An Author

The Question You Never Ask An Author

I have learned in writing since 2013: The question you never ask an author is this one...

Scrolling The Tweets…

Scrolling The Tweets…

It has been a while since I last did, so I thought I would here offer my reactions to some tweets I plucked from a few scrolls of that platform's (which I no longer use, as you may know) writers and #writingcommunity...

A Travel-“Isolated” New Year’s

A Travel-“Isolated” New Year’s

We arrived back here in England today...

The Opera Singer

The Opera Singer

That couple, now in their mid-80s, had been at our wedding in 1999, but I had known them since then only passingly. The husband is a retired opera singer originally from Wales, and as we chatted and I realized he was happy to talk about his career I encouraged him to do so by asking him lots of questions...

The Entertainer

The Entertainer

By the way, I swear if you ever publish or "mine" from one of my emails here, I will murder you...

Ramble #1

Ramble #1

I am introducing here a new type of post: "a ramble." Although, then again, I suspect you would probably note, "Uh, how is this different, given you ramble all the time?"

“Get To Know A Writer”

“Get To Know A Writer”

Thus me... if you happen to be new here and have not clicked away already. LOL! "Get to know a writer?" Okay, here we go...

I Am Me And I Am Me Only

I Am Me And I Am Me Only

She had (I suspect) used "TinEye" on the photo. Immediately that search led her here to my site and she quickly figured out that dude was not who he was saying he was.

“Dear, might we ask them as you have the map?”

“Dear, might we ask them as you have the map?”

Before jet planes made it possible to fly from London to New York in 8 hours, relatively few people traveled compared to today.

The Creating

The Creating

I would not want any editor anywhere near me who believed anything approaching either, because clearly we are coming at this writing fiction thing from largely differing and even irreconcilable perspectives.

Maybe I Need The Mari-jah-wah-na?

Maybe I Need The Mari-jah-wah-na?

Maybe I should partake of some of what a great aunt called "the mari-jah-wah-na" that I was such a square I would never try when I was young and actually sensible? Would that relax me?