The martini was sloshy and cold and essentially perfect.
Dan Johnson’s The Perplexing Problem of the Porcelain Bandits is a compelling mystery unmistakably set in San Francisco. As the business of publishing itself has proven rather “perplexing” lately, we sought Dan’s opinions not only on the creative process, but on the publishing process in the e-book age.
November is National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo. The event started in 1999 with a group of about 20 attempting to write a novel in just one month. By 2009, NaNoWriMo had almost 170,000 participants, about 32,000 of which accomplished the task of completing a 50,000-word novel by month’s end.