When you have something to write, how do you start? Where? With an outline? Or a burst of notes? I didn’t plan it this way, but a large part of my interview with Leonard Mlodinow, bestselling author of Elastic, in the Los Angeles Review of Books doesn't talk about his book. Instead it is about … Continue reading Free Your Mind to Write. Smoke a Cigar.
What two words are a synonym for ineffectiveness? Book review I know what you're thinking. Here we go. The ex-newspaper reviewer bitterly turns on the industry that used to feed him. What a jerk. It's not that, my friends. I'm still a reader of book reviews; this blog provides me with a modest little foothold … Continue reading Writing and the reviewers: Eight hours … really?