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Jun.18.2013
Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All, by Stephen King, Scott Turow, Amy Tan, Dave Barry, Roy Blount Jr., Mitch Albom, James McBride, Ridley Pearson, Matt Groening, Greg Iles, Sam Barry, and Roger McGuinn has been unleashed upon the world. Hard Listening is an...
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Jun.21.2012
Writer's lives are filled with characters.  Not just people but people who shape our landscape, our plot, our narrative in ways that intertwine the personal, the political and the professional in a very particular way.  When I think about the characters I put on the page, they are as real...
amy-tan's picture
Dec.02.2011
Twenty years ago, Kathi Kamen Goldmark had a whimsical idea.  This was not unusual.  She often has these things.  And this particular one was a fantasy of starting a band of authors who would do a one time gig in a big rock and roll venue.  It would be for a charitable cause --...
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Apr.15.2010
This coming week the Rock Bottom Remainder—the nation’s foremost all-author garage band—may well be performing in a city near you, especially if Washington DC (4/21), Philadelphia (4/22), New York (4/23), or Boston (4/24) are ”a city near you.” If you ask the average woman on the street about the...
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Jul.22.2009
  A couple of days ago I posted a blog that I'd written a few years ago, which had been originally published in Absolute Write. It was a tongue-in-cheek look at one of the reasons why I wanted to be a successful writer, which was to be a part of the Rock Bottom Remainders. I recall the article that...