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?

A World Of Humor

A World Of Humor

Anyway, for this blog post... well... here's a break from me going on and on. Enjoy hopefully a few laughs...

Those American Tourists

Those American Tourists

Now, on to Buzzfeed's "report" detailing certain Redditers' observations on American tourists...

A Psychiatrist’s Project (Or Just Another Author)

A Psychiatrist’s Project (Or Just Another Author)

On that note also, I am shocked. This was almost a serious and professional interview...

The Dinner Date: Does The Man Still Pay?

The Dinner Date: Does The Man Still Pay?

I cannot get over how evidently "challenged" by her opinions numbers of the male commenters are. Is what she is saying ACTUALLY that much of a SHOCKER?

Among The Twitters

Among The Twitters

I cannot believe how much some writers tweet; they seem to be on it all day...

A Feast Of Immovable “1 Stars”

A Feast Of Immovable “1 Stars”

Some readers approach this book thinking it is going to be some sort of Paris travel guide. It is not. It is about Hemingway's perspective and what he saw - and it centers on people.

Of Equality Of Opinion

Of Equality Of Opinion

How I do wish we could just say to that type: "You know, please don't read my books, because they are too difficult for you..."

I Will Have An Oreo (Or Two)

I Will Have An Oreo (Or Two)

After several heavy posts, it is time to (hopefully) have some smiles (mostly at my own expense), courtesy of Twitter's #writingcommunity...

“Friendly” European Places

“Friendly” European Places

To some cities I find "friendly" in various ways that were not on the magazine's readers' list.