First reading

On Friday night I read from my novel for the first time in public. I think it went well. There were about 50 people in the room, all there to celebrate our friend Alan’s recent Ph.D. I was one of […]

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An endorsement from Andrew Holleran

Andrew Holleran blurbed my book. I forget that sometimes—that you’ll be able to see his name and quote on both the back and cover page, my name sharing the same space as his. It’s hard to get my head around […]

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Big birthday

Last Thursday I turned 40. I feel good about it. I took the day off from work to spend time with Greg, but still had to come in to the CBC anyway. I had been asked to take part in […]

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Proofs

Things are moving quickly. I spent last weekend going over the proofs. The book arrived in PDF form for me to have one last look before it heads off to the printer. It was the first time I saw the […]

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Epigraph

On Friday I got the approval to use the quote I wanted for my epigraph. It’s a line from Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: “And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how […]

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