A Quote for the Day

“Edits of the mind and spirit have no place in fiction.” I was inspired to write this based on an essay by E.L. Doctorow. What are your favorite quotes, literary or otherwise?

A Pulitzer Pens a Dog-cloning Tell-All

My friend and colleague, the uber-talented Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Woestendiek has a new book, published by Penguin, “Dog, Inc. The Uncanny Inside Story of Cloning Man’s Best Friend.” I read it and it’s fantastic. Follow his funny and heartfelt journey across the U.S. with his dog Ace, John Steinbeck style, at his website: http://www.ohmidog.com/ and the other site:  http://travelswithace.com/

Paper or Kindle?

Lately, I’ve been struggling with the advent of electronic books. I’m all for changing with the times, but there’s nothing like holding a delicious book or magazine in your hand, yes? As our entire lives seem to be abdicating to the electronic realm, I, for one, will put on a smile and be kind to the Kindle, yet still sing the praises of the paper page. You?