Making Room For The New

  It’s an urge I get once in a while – to replace some of my rattier things, something I don’t do often until I’m threadbare. New bed coverings, new area carpets, getting rid of old things from my marriage, too. And here’s another thing: I’m getting rid of my inventory of books written by…

– – A first signing for Sam’s Place: Stories – – Asheville, NC, Accent on Books, August 17th at 11 am. Bring a friend – send a friend. Click on the link below for the book’s trailer. You can find out even more at: http://www.bobmustin.com

Sam’s Place is Going Public

In August and September, I’ll be appearing at several bookstores in Western North Carolina to promote my latest book, Sam’s Place: Stories. I’ve been fortunate to have the book place in some local bookstores, and I’m ecstatic that the book is attracting appearances. The appearances confirmed for August are listed here: August 17 – Accent…

The Way It Was – Southern-Style

  The Orchard Keeper, by Cormac McCarthy   You may become puzzled trying to categorize McCarthy’s writing style, but you won’t find it hard at all to place it in the canon of Southern literature. McCarthy eventually moved on from this subset, his most famous books taking place in the Southwest U.S., and taking on…

Sam’s Place Is Here!

My new book, Sam’s Place, published by Massachusetts house AuthorMike Ink, is officially launched today, March 25, 2013! Want to find out more about it? There’s a great book trailer and an audio version of the book’s first story at my website, linked below. Thanks for any help you can give us to make this…

Belles-Lettres

Arts and Letters – Issue 26, Spring 2012 image via gcsu.edu  I’ve become somewhat jaded about literary magazines, particularly those sponsored and published by the various colleges and universities, but not this time. This publication by Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA, contains some of the best writing by up and coming writers I’ve seen between…

Assaying the Litmags

The Gihon River Review – Spring 2010/Volume 14   I used to find literary magazines in my mailbox regularly, and I don’t anymore. That’s a shame. For the world's struggling writers, litmags are bread and butter. Or, more properly put, they’re our likeliest outlet. While they don’t often pay, they offer most of us the…