“I’ve always loved sci-fi books, movies, and TV, and the influence shows in other projects I’ve written…”
Sure, I’ll be Wren for a day. I’ll pick a lovely spring morning when the sun is hot, but there’s still a hint of melting snow. The stream is rushing. Addison’s just said good-bye to his ex-wife, once and for all. Wren and Addison both have the whole day off.
“I’m staunchly against dissecting the fat female body like a frog in biology…”
Hurston was wired by Lippincott stating they wanted to publisher her book. She explains her reaction: “I never expect to have a greater thrill than that wire gave me. You know the feeling when you found your first pubic hair? Greater than that.”
A deeply intimate and creative endeavor, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová: A Biographical Collage could work beautifully in a classroom or on your bedside nightstand.
American readers see what’s unusual, and the details are enough to make the story’s setting and characters vividly “other.”
I approach such small works in a PDF more like a Happy Meal representation of the author’s writing than a full meal that showcases the writer’s palate.
I feel so blessed (okay, sometimes cursed, but mostly blessed) …
“Mapping a course through Vardaman’s Reliquary of Debt, one has the sense of moving backward and forward in time—through layers of years, hungers, cities, states of wonder and tourist queues…”
Life is about trial and error. And maybe I’ve experienced more error than trial.