Monthly Archives: June 2011

Leon Russell Brings Me Home

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“…oh, when I’m home again in England and I’m thinking of you…” Tuesday night I went to a lifesaver of a concert. It’s been a bit stressful chez Guiney lately and Tuesday was particularly bad. But the day ended, the …

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In the Papers Again

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A quickie today, but I suppose one jpeg says it all. Hope you can read it. If not, you’ll find the article here.  And then, if your curiosity is piqued and you missed the previous post, you can read some …

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How To REALLY Sell Books

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On-line sites – sure.Blogging friends – thank God.Bookstores – don’t hold your breath.Emailing updates to everyone you have ever met – but how many people have you ever met? No, I do believe that for all of us writers out …

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Instead of a tie this time….

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How about doing this for Father’s Day? Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there — but especially to mine!

Anjali House Writing Workshop: Issue 2

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This tiny photo is a picture of me working with the young adults of Anjali House back in March when I was there in Siem Reap setting up the Writing Workshop. Careful readers of this blog may remember that at …

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Kelley Swain talks about "Affiliated Creatives"

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My friend, Kelley Swain, is a talented poet and freelance writer, and a fascinating person to hang around. We try to meet every few months to discuss our work and something interesting always come up. She’s full of ideas and …

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Introducing The Waste Land

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Some people can’t stand TS Eliot. Some find him obtuse and elitist — and this is an argument that still surrounds poetry today, and I don’t mean just about Eliot. Read the latest tempest in a teacup here. But despite …

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What Price Poetry?

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There was a lot to choose from Friday night in London, if you are a writer and/or reader of poetry.  One of the wonders and surprises of London’s arts scene is the very large role that poetry plays in it. …

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Wedding Blogsplash

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Fiona Robyn is a writer I have been following for years. Her work and her spirit is unique, and in a few weeks she will be getting married. In a typically generous way, she and her husband-to-be, Kaspa, want to …

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