Saturday, June 3, 2023
FDR, Ted Lasso, and The Value of Kindness
By Scott D. Parker Television this week boiled down to two things: the three-part, six-hour FDR documentary on The History Channel and the s...
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
The Ten Year Story
I wrote a story almost ten years ago. The exact date, or even the year, is kind of hard to pin down. That's the way it is with creative...
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Live by the Pen, Die by the Knife
Over the weekend, which was one of gorgeous late spring weather in New York City, warm but not quite hot, sunny, cloudless, with no humidity...
Sunday, May 28, 2023
Review: A Truffle Load of Good Writing (And Dogs)
Unfortunately doesn't have scratch-and-sniff, but is otherwise perfection. By Claire Booth I’ve never had a truffle. I’ve never even...
Saturday, May 27, 2023
What Are You Going To Do With the 99 Days of Summer 2023?
Veteran writer Dean Wesley Smith dubs the summer months the Time of the Great Forgetting. It’s that point in the year when the good intenti...
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Martin Amis and Elmore Leonard
When news came of Martin Amis' death, I, like many, thought not only about his fiction but of how good his non-fiction writing is. In th...
Saturday, May 20, 2023
It’s an Easy Choice: Don’t Wait a Year to Read Falling by T.J. Newman
By Scott D. Parker Look at that cover. How cool is that? For me, it stopped me in my tracks last year when I saw it for the first time. Isn’...
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