Poetry reading at Troy Kitchen, 9/8/19

Check it out: I’m one of fifteen people who recently took part in the New York State Writers Institute Community Writers Workshop and will complete the poetry course with a public reading at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at Troy Kitchen, 77 Congress St. The event is free and open to the public, andContinue reading “Poetry reading at Troy Kitchen, 9/8/19”

When do you give up on a book?

I quit a book the other day. I’ve seen Harlan Coben books everywhere, but I had never looked at one. At the library, I picked up the audiobook version of “Six Years,” read by Scott Brick (who I think has done a great job with Justin Cronin’s “The Passage” and “The Twelve”). I only madeContinue reading “When do you give up on a book?”

On writers and (not) reading

I’m sure I read a quote somewhere recently that said something along the lines that eventually a writer must decide to be either a reader or a writer. Has anyone seen this quote? Do you know what I’m talking about? The idea behind the quote struck me as intriguing (and maybe a little self-serving). AfterContinue reading “On writers and (not) reading”