05/11/06: YaThink?Yep, there's a blog, too. Well, it's "good night & good luck" for me here in Foggy Bottom. Back blogging on May 16th.
One reason President Bush enjoys such Carteresque popularity (besides the weirdly similar gas prices) is that his own conservative base is starting to get a tad miffed. We know this because The Washington Post discovered it and put it on the front page. Never mind the howls when... click to read more...
Sunday, May 14, 2006
Washington's New Journo-Literary Genre
This is way inside the Beltway... For the Washington Independent Writers Conference June 10th I am scheduled to participate on a panel with William O'Sullivan, Leslie Pietrzyk, and political commentator Mike Long, whom I had never heard of... I may live in Washington, but I admit, I spend my waking hours in Literary La-La Land. For this WIW panel, I am going to be talking about the value and how-to of publishing novelistic/ poetic / quirky/ essays in literary journals such as Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, and the like, while Mike Long is going to talk about something that actually rakes in some bucks: In Opinion and, I imagine, In Opinion's trade marked "One Word Editorials". Here's a hot-off-the-website sample of this new journo-literary genre: