This Summer was slow. Slow in the way that summers used to be, when you were younger and life stretched out in front of you.
By: Jane Stillwater I’ve had a really good time in Portland, Oregon, this week — even though it rained almost every day. But even the rain in Portland is charming. I’d never been to Portland before and wouldn’t even be here now if it hadn’t been the site of a convention for murder-mystery writers…
By: Savannah Thorne
“If you are writing without zest, without gusto, without live, without fun, you are only half a writer. It means you are so busy keeping one eye on the commercial market, or one ear peeled for the avant-garde coterie, that you are not being yourself. For the first thing a writer should be is–excited. He should be a thing of fevers and enthusiasms.”-Ray Bradbury
By: The David
Holding the book and perusing the page is a part of the true reader’s ritual. It is a part of the pleasure of reading.