Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lost in Translation

Originally posted on Tim's Blog:
Back in the mists of the 1990s, I was involved for a while in negotiations in Geneva, where everything you said was translated into several languages as you spoke.  Here’s a little piece I wrote at…

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#atinylife friends that are family

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Originally posted on Stella Hervey Birrell:
My children run under the spreading tree, rich with the fruit of swings. Disappear for hours on end, cousins and new friends and dogs romp around rich grass, tumbledown outbuildings.   Mature trees look…

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Why we write

Originally posted on Scott Perkins, Author:
Write. Whether or not you want to be a “writer” you must write.  Inscribed on metal, incised on clay tablets, ink on paper, you must write.  Your life is an historic moment, a unique…

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Dropping the Dime On Ray Bradbury

Originally posted on Scott Perkins, Author:
On the day Ray Bradbury died, I was sitting at a computer loaned to me by a local library, working on the first draft of Howard Carter Saves the World. This is important because Mr.…

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Review Time

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
When my first book, Neither Here Nor There, was published, I didn’t know what to expect. Would anyone buy it? Would anyone read it? Would anyone like it? ? Two years…

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