Thunderous Silence Speaking Volumes

I’ve had to let slide, for obvious reasons, promotional activities of my book from 2013, Sam’s Place: Stories. But as I begin to consider that again, I recognize that I’ve had reactions to the book ranging from “Good on ya!” to thunderous silence. Why the kudos? And why the silence? I have a fairly good grasp…

Good and Evil in Story

The Name Of The Rose, by Umberto Eco – Part 2    Image via literarytransgressions.wordpress.com It’s sometimes difficult in the best novels to separate philosophy from literature. I think this is because their authors  (and you have to read a bit of literary theory to see how the two are commingled) seek, as in the…

Guess The Line #6

Kudos again to Ron Goldstein for his persistence in naming yesterday's line: it was from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo. Today's line (well, more a complex thought than a line) is from a work of one of the U.S.'s great writers:   "I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one….