2012: Year in Review and Peeking Ahead

So what happened in 2012? More important, perhaps, is that we look forward at the same time as looking back, and peek for clues about what is GOING to happen next year based on what we’re seeing now. But we are, finally, beginning to see some stability building...

Are ebooks changing how we write?

I think ebooks are changing fiction in interesting ways. Print book length today is decided mostly by marketing forces. Publishers request specific lengths for novels not because those are the best lengths to tell a story, but because they have carefully studied the...

Walking Toward the Mountain

Forgive the “taste of home”, please. When searching for a mountain image to include, I briefly considered a variety of peaks. Wikimedia has a huge array of creative commons images of mountains. Peaks from all over the world. Tall crags. Famous mountains....

Now coming to you from West of Boston!

And after a long, long break, I’m back up and running again! This time, not from the wilds of Vermont, but from Boston’s Metro West. The late summer, autumn, and early winter were a flurry of house hunting, house selecting, house buying, house packing, and...

Now coming to you from West of Boston!

And after a long, long break, I’m back up and running again! This time, not from the wilds of Vermont, but from Boston’s Metro West. The late summer, autumn, and early winter were a flurry of house hunting, house selecting, house buying, house packing, and...