November 10, 2011 · 12:27 am
I’d been dreading this moment – yet also girding my loins for the encounter.
Remember how this The Day I Met… business all began? The incident involving the little girl, her hat, the bestselling writer and his eye for a pretty lady? Well… As the weeks and months passed, and summer danced into autumn, I knew that some day I would have to face him once again…
My nemesis Continue reading →
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July 9, 2010 · 2:20 am
Sometimes losing letters works well.
I’ve had some big downs and big ups over the past few days, and one intriguing piece of literary gossip.
1. Some fool Continue reading →
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