Coming Soon – The Rise of the Short Story

Dostoevsky.  F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Italo Calvino. Borges. Joyce.  Salinger. Pynchon. Oates.  What do all these authors have in common?  Every one of them is a phenomenal short story writer.  There was a time during the early 20th century when young authors built their reputations on the pages of  periodicals like Harper’s, The Saturday Evening Post, and The New Yorker.  And then things got a little … Continue reading Coming Soon – The Rise of the Short Story

Fan Girl Alert! Fan Girl Alert! More October Daye!

Late Eclipses, the latest installment inthe October Daye series by Seanan McGuire comes out tomorrow.  And it looks like we’ll finally find out what the deal is with Toby’s mother Amandine. I know.  I’m a complete fan girl.  I’m OK with embracing my inner geek. (And if you’re a friend or family member reading this… don’t even think about calling me after work tomorrow!  My … Continue reading Fan Girl Alert! Fan Girl Alert! More October Daye!