Archives for October 10, 2007

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

A while back, maybe a year or two, I saw some photographs in the newspaper that revealed a new wax likeness of Brad Pitt for the famous Madame Tussaud's museum.My how far he's come. It seems like only yesterday that a feisty actor with a roguish grin showed up in Thelma and Louise, and then earned comparisons to the young Robert Redford in A River Runs Through It. Since then, Pitt has blazed his own trail through Hollywood history and become an uber-icon. His personal choices have thrown … [Read more...]

Two Weeks From Today: “Auralia’s Colors” at the Seattle Public Library

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Fremont Branch of the Seattle Public Library, I'll be reading from Auralia's Colors, and paying tribute to writers like Madeleine L'Engle, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Richard Adams, J.K. Rowling, and others.I'll also answer questions and sign copies of Auralia's Colors.And hey... free admission! … [Read more...]

Congratulations Sara Zarr!

My friend Sara Zarr has been such a great encouragement to me with Auralia's Colors. She's like my sister in writing endeavors... a Glen Workshopper, got her first book deal the same year I did, learning about the world of publishing right along with me (if a few steps ahead of me). We compare notes and assure each other (usually via IM) during the bumps along the way.Well, today I am buzzing with the thrill of seeing Sara's work properly celebrated.Go on over to Sara's blog, and hear … [Read more...]