where the writers are

man | man

steven-belanger's picture
Apr.02.2014
Photo: book's cover, from beforeitsnews.com     If you like horror, and you like short stories, go get a copy of Dark Visions 1: A Collection of Modern Horror, an anthology of original short stories, edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson.  It's available on Amazon, here....
meg-philip's picture
Dec.26.2013
Merry Christmas and Happy Boxing Day.... So how was it for you...? I've written a new Teaser: Festive Fantasy..! Check out my website for details; you'll need to log in to read it.  Enjoy...x Love Meg xxxx Festive Fantasy...! http://www.megphilipauthor.com/index.php/my-blog/133-merry-christmas...
steven-belanger's picture
Dec.09.2013
Photo: Allan Pinkerton, Lincoln, and Major General John A. McClernand at the Antietam Battlefield, from the massive Library of Congress Collection, at this link: http://rs6.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/brady.html    After I saw Spielberg's Lincoln, I bought Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.30.2013
Photo: Movie poster, from its Wikipedia page.  Remember who the enemy is, indeed.  Good catchphrase.   Saw Catching Fire last night, so a few quick things:   --Best thing to say about this very good movie: It didn't seem anywhere near as long as it was.  That says a lot,...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.23.2013
Photo: Book's hardback cover, from robertbparker.net I've gone on before about titles that contain the name of an artist as its main selling point, so I won't do so again here--except to say that book titles that contain the name of a deceased writer is even worse.  At least when John...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.05.2013
Photo: Cover, from the book's Wikipedia page   Another of the Nordic Noir (this one takes place in Iceland) to become very popular in the last ten years or so, following in the wake of authors like Jo Nesbo, Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and many more.  Not reaping the rewards of...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.01.2013
Photo: Freud's Vienna office, from forpilar.blogspot.com.   Despite being woken up more than six times by my car's alarm that inexplicably went off three times, and by my dog, who whined constantly through the night, I somehow managed to sleep deeply enough to have two very strange dreams...
steven-belanger's picture
Oct.26.2013
Photo: Book's cover (and the Chiandros portrait) from mathomhouse.typepad.com.   Mostly-fascinating collection of essays, thoughts, theories and placing-you-there Elizabethan history that attempts to understand nothing less than the very mind of Shakespeare, as a man of his time, and--as...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.18.2013
Some quick things that I didn't find a whole blog post for:   --I'm on page 65 of my newest manuscript, and we're rolling right along.   --I could be wrong, as the days have seemed to bleed together recently, but I think it's been over 90 degrees in my neck of the woods for over three...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.13.2013
Photo: Book's cover, from Amazon   I've gone into how I don't like it when publishers sell a book with the (more popular) deceased author's name in huge letters on the top of the title, then the actual author's name in smaller letters below it.  Just a pet peeve, but the practice...