Maybe I should have named my blog Potpourri or Pastiche or simply a Savory Stew because I aim to throw a lot of different things into the pot, mostly about reading, writing and art, but many other things, too, because I’ve lived a long time and have a lot of interests. I also will include here thoughts of others I come upon who share my loves. Including those of you who care to share your thoughts and impressions.
When You Part Company with Your Publisher
posted by Ed Farber on April 11, 2016

Apologies for not having written here in some time. But I've been busier than normal. The reason? I am right in the middle of re-publishing my novel, Elixir of the Incas. The original publisher of the novel and I have concluded our...read more


Before the PC or Mac there was the TYPEWRITER
posted by Ed Farber on June 24, 2013

Most of you younger writers have never used a typewriter. How lucky you are.

Consider this. Back before PCs and Macs became the tools for writers, when you were working on a manuscript and wanted to rewrite a paragraph or a sentence or...read more