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Archive for April 2012

One of Rock’n Roll’s Great literary Icons Passes Away

April 22, 2012

About Memoir Memoir is not the easiest subject to write about, for many writers have delved into the genre, but not all have succeeded. There is a certain irony in this literary field, for just being present at a monumental event does not guarantee a successful written effort. In fact some of the best memoirs […]

New Mexico As a Writer’s Retreat

April 17, 2012

Mountain  Retreat Recently, I just left the state of New Mexico for greener pastures hopefully on the coast of California. For the past winter I was gainfully employed as ski lift operator in the Sangre de Christo Mountains of northern New Mexico. During the course of the winter I got to watch quite a few […]

Books On Screenwriting

April 11, 2012

The Books Recently, I have taken advantage of some extra spare time and delved into several books on screenwriting. The titles involved include “Tales from the Script” edited by Peter Hanson and Paul Herman, “The Screenwriter’s Bible” by David Trotier and “The Whole Picture” by Richard Walter. Each book was fun to read in its […]

Maine Festival of the Book Comes of Age

April 3, 2012

2012 Book Festival in Portland Maine Today I received an e-mail from the national magazine, Poets and Writers, concerning a book festival in Portland, Maine that begins today and carries on through the weekend. For those interesting in attending, Saturday is the big day, but Friday does have an interesting opening night, including an illustrated […]