The Marriage of True Minds (more fun than a swimming pool full of lobsters)

Don't let the door hit you on the way out.

Katrina and Katy Reckdahl: a writer becomes the story

Back to the salt mine! (a few thoughts on the workaday world)

Sunday Quote: The Writer as Prostitute?

Enjoy a moment in the Octopus's Garden

Stripped Bare

Anatomy of a headache

"A Philistine blunder": the LA Times Book Review is no more

Fiction Prescription: Gagging the Self-Censor

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words...dang.

Sunday Morning Quote:Kingsolver on Closing the Door

Another great review for Colleen's Triple X

How Colleen Got Her Groove Back

Won't you be my neighbor? (Brazos Bookstore's new loyalty program)

Gofightwin Cheno! (My homegirl is up for an Emmy!)

The Inner Critic Strikes Back

Driving Sideways: Jess Riley debuts with a lot of heart...and a kidney

The Outsider's On-Ramp to Publication

Gimme some sugar (Hilary Liftin on love and Junior Mints)

Sunday Quote:Lewis on Originality

Holding Back

Revisiting Aristotle on the art of plot (your continuing education credit for today)

Trusting the Magic

"Nobody knows anything" and other true stuff said by William Goldman

Selling It Starts Here

Joni's Sunday sermon: God loved me enough to lock me in a bathroom in the Hollywood Hills.

Saturday cartoon: Lucas Reed on the origin of ideas

BtO Rewind: Four for the Fourth

Frightening, Schmightening

Summer Gadget Alert: Targus Chill Pad

Cooking with Colleen