Tweets From Hell: Part One
When you ask a publisher what sells books, he or she will hem and haw and say that they do a lot of things to try to sell books, but honestly they don't know if any of that works. What really works, the publisher will say,...
Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2010

My companion on the recent leg of my Hell book tour
 A few weeks ago I noticed a green anole squeeze into the driver-door outside mirror of my car. It did not occur to me that he actually lived in there until this past weekend, when I took a four-day, three-night,...
Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2009

How I Came to Hell
Any writer who, midway through his publishing career, makes his way to Hell, the straight way of his life having been lost, must go there in the footsteps of Dante Alighieri and his man Virgil. I first read Inferno on the...
Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Glow at Night's End
 Giant lichen orbweaver spiders are rarely seen in even partial daylight. They build their webs each night and eat them before dawn the next day and then sleep away the sun in the lichen or, in this case, the Spanish...
Posted on Monday, September 7, 2009

The motherboard from Hell
I finished my new novel in a bistro in Prague last July. The book, as you know from elsewhere on this website, is entitled Hell, and it portrays that very place, which has almost always been misrepresented. I try to set the...
Posted on Saturday, August 8, 2009



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