A great entry for the writing series from http://cultureprn.tumblr.com/post/9176218270/thought-verbs-by-chuck-palahniuk THOUGHT VERBS BY CHUCK PALAHNIUK A friend in my writing group passed this along to me. A bible of sorts for aspiring writers:?? In six seconds, you’ll hate me.?But in six months, you’ll be ...Read More


This. THIS. RIGHT. HERE. is exactly what a travel journal / moleskine should be: http://drawntheroadagain.com/ Do yourself a favor and spend some time with this talented gentleperson's sketches. Read More

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The first in a series, as the title may suggest. I've got a script in the vault at the Academy somewhere where they keep those things. In retrospect, I think I submitted it prematurely, but it was the culmination of ...Read More

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I've mentioned City of Sound before. Bloggist Dan Hill is an internet treasure and City of Sound is an easy favorite for Best of the Web on a regular basis, but I'm posting this so I can put this picture ...Read More


Daily roundup of global design from Architecture to Fashion. My vote for entry to Best of The Web: http://www.dezeen.com/page/2/ Read More


Raymond Chandler, "The Simple Art of Murder"(1950) Fiction in any form has always intended to be realistic. Old-fashioned novels which now seem stilted and artificial to the point of burlesque did not appear that way to the people who first ...Read More


I was recently asked to recommend a drawing room mystery novel that was a little "off-beat" and my first thought was of Jonathan Latimer, and The Search for My Great Uncles Head. Jonathan Latimer wrote a series of novels including ...Read More