Monthly Archives: December 2004


Traveling Music

This news item just in… “Radio producer Kathryn Ketman and KUSF, Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Left Coast Writers, and Book Passage are teaming up to kick off an exotic new music and travel writing radio program, “Traveling Music”.  A new venture for 2005, this will be a one-of-a-kind radio show […]


12.03.04 Weekly Stats

Current Reads: Rough Guide: First-Time Around the World by Doug Lansky Movie this week: 0 Song I get excited to hear: Picture Book by the Kinks Pitches I took back: 4 Assignments: 0 Potentially life changing opportunties: 1 Current writing: Cheap Stingy Bastards (8), LP Humor submission(2), Backstory my publishing […]


Words Without Borders

How cool is this?! I don't even know where to start reading! How come nobody has told me about this?! WordsWithoutBorders.org I like the design, too. And look at this, they are a partner of PEN American Center.


How Many of Your Books Are In Stock?

In doing that last post on Jonathan Raban, I discovered that the Third Place Books website shows how many books are in stock on the catalog page. And from my history of being on several indie bookstore websites (setting up events), I know that some of the websites have a […]


Jonathan Raban and Waxwings

The highly acclaimed Jonathan Raban will be at one of my favorite event stops, Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, just outside of Seattle. What: Author event for the paperback release of Waxwings When: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 7:00 PM Description: Waxwings is Jonathan Raban’s brilliant skewering of Seattle […]


Working Out & Creativity

Before I go hit the precor and try to rack up my gym count for weekly stats, I wanted to share with you the last bit on the Nick Earls interview. “Yes, I still run whenever it’s feasible, and I miss it when it isn’t. I don’t know if there’s […]


An Interview with Nick Earls!

When I was in Australia in 2001, I might’ve read every Nick Earls book he had out then. If I hadn’t done that last post on the Book TV bloggers I wouldn’t have gone over to Book Ninja, and then I wouldn’t have seen an interview with one of the […]


Book TV and Lit Bloggers

I saw this yesterday on Anthem Blog WHAT THE BLOG? A talk show taping for BookTV, hosted by Dennis Loy Johnson of Moby Lives, and featuring some of the Internet’s top literary bloggers: Maud Newton Jessa Crispin Bookslut Laila Lalami Moorishgirl George Murray Bookninja Ron Hogan Beatrice.com Among the topics […]