You Won’t Be Talking To Me, But It’s An Incredible Simulation

Actually, the interview I did with Omnimysterynews is better than a conversation with me. I don’t digress as much. You know, come to think of it, I was thinking about my penchant for digression the other day. I was on my way to the grocery store to buy a gallon of milk because we were low… Continue reading You Won’t Be Talking To Me, But It’s An Incredible Simulation

A Brief But Illuminating Chat About Summer of Long Knives (Spoilers)

JZ Bingham, one of my early readers, chatted with me on Twitter about one of the major characters of Summer of Long Knives, and I thought I’d share it with you. (To understand it fully, it helps to have read the book, of course, but that can be arranged.) //storify.com/snowdenlit/summer-of-long-knives-character-chat-9-17-2013/embed//storify.com/snowdenlit/summer-of-long-knives-character-chat-9-17-2013.js[View the story “Summer of Long Knives… Continue reading A Brief But Illuminating Chat About Summer of Long Knives (Spoilers)

Answering the Proust Questionnaire

Anyone tempted to get to know me is probably making an epoch-shatteringly tragic mistake. Nevertheless, for those who wish to venture beyond the Pillars of Hercules, this’ll tell you the basics about me: My Favorite Virtue: Wit My Favorite Qualities In A Man: An indifference to masculinity My Favorite Qualities In A Woman: Independence and… Continue reading Answering the Proust Questionnaire

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

I just mailed off five free signed copies of Dismantle the Sun to some lucky so-and-sos at librarything.com. Of the five winners, two are residents of rural Michigan, and one of them comes from a town close to the location I pictured for my (not real) Menominee Falls, MI. That tickles me, though I wonder if… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Today is the anniversary of the birth of the following people (among others, naturally): Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Auguste Rodin, Charles Manson, and Neil Young. So, as you can see, some Novembers the 12th look good on reflection, while others have some explaining to do. Jeanette Winterson’s depiction of a fundamentalist mother in Oranges Are Not the Only… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?