Posts Tagged ‘ Leonard Cohen ’

Top 10 T-Shirts for Writers (April 2016 edition)

Since my last post on this subject was written 7 (SEVEN!) whole years ago – and, sadly, most of those shirts are no longer available – I thought it might be time for an update. Therefore, in no particular order, here are my current Top 10 T-Shirts for Writers. Ready your credit & debit cards, or break out the wishlist! "Art Harder, Motherfucker" shirt by Chuck Wendig: Because sometimes Continue Reading...

Hump Day Reviews: Book Lovers, edited by Shawna Kenney

Is it odd to review an anthology in which one of your own stories appears? Yes. Am I going to do it anyway? Also yes. Kind of. So, as you may or may not already know, earlier this year one of my short stories, "Open Letters to Famous Writers," was published in the Seal Press anthology Book Lovers: Sexy Stories from Under the Covers, edited by the inimitable Shawna Kenney. The Continue Reading...

69 Sexy Haiku: Leonard Cohen

Our latest haiku collection, 69 Sexy Haiku, releases on February 14 - Valentine's Day. To put you in the mood for love, lust and haiku, we've decided to share one poem from the book each day. Here's today's installment in our 69 Sexy Haiku Countdown: [caption id="attachment_9055" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Leonard Cohen watercolor by Flickr user Russell Thomas[/caption] 69 Sexy Continue Reading...

1-star Amazon reviews of famous books: Beautiful Losers

I first discovered this idea on Matt Mikalatos' blog and found it hilarious. Who, for instance, would give a 1-star review to Green Eggs and Ham? Surely only a madman. Or someone who's experienced a bad case of food poisoning due to the consumption of moldy ham? Anyway, I started looking up some of my favorite authors on Amazon and found that they, too, suffered from absurd 1-star reviews. Continue Reading...

Reading as Rx

The latest issue of ReadyMade features a piece called "Required Reading," which highlights a London institution called The School of Life, where "bibliotherapists" prescribe books to their "patients." Give your bibliotherapist a list of your reading preferences and some life goals, and you'll get your own personalized reading list. Hot, right? Unfortunately for the broke-asses of the world, Continue Reading...