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thaisa-frank's picture
Dec.06.2010
There's something paradoxical about the process that happens after a book comes out.  Writing is a private, isolated, often lonely profession.  No one knows that a passage was punctuated by two trips to the refrigerator, that one section flowed, that another was rewritten five times and resulted in...
angela-de-carvalho's picture
Nov.10.2010
I have been studying about the scribes and pharisees of the times of Jesus and the way they were always bogging him with tricks of words from the Law. I can outline a few major problems, besides the long list of lamentations over them which Jesus threads on toward the end of the 23rd chapter of...
angela-de-carvalho's picture
Nov.10.2010
I have been studying about the scribes and pharisees of the times of Jesus and the way they were always bogging him with tricks of words from the Law. I can outline a few major problems, besides the long list of lamentations over them which Jesus threads on toward the end of the 23rd chapter of...
thaisa-frank's picture
Aug.31.2010
I'm always interested in the question: How do you know when a story is finished?   My answer is that I usually know when a story is finished on a very visceral kinesthetic level--like seeing a toy train stop on the tracks because it's reached its destination.  But people know in different ways.  ...
thaisa-frank's picture
Aug.11.2010
 A mysterious compound deep underground. A love affair larger than a World War. A fairy tale with atrocities. And it all begins with one single letter…. Heidegger’s Glasses is my debut novel of a surreal world.   The Third Reich’s obsession with the occult has led them to...
jennifer-schmitt's picture
May.08.2009
How she remembers it after all this time, I couldn’t tell you. In Indiana, not far from where we used to live, there’s a county road with a few miles of great hills - the kind that when you drive over them (a little above the speed limit, necessarily) make your stomach leap and fall. My...