Tucson Festival of Books

A New Direction for this Blog

After attending the Tucson Festival of Books last month, one of the biggest nuggets of information I gleaned from the various workshops was Kristin Lamb’s idea that authors of fiction shouldn’t blog about how to write fiction. Particularly if they are not experts in teaching fiction to newer writers. The reason: my target audience for …

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Tucson Festival of Books–2013

I attended theĀ  5th annual Tucson Festival of Books last weekend. This is my third year in attendance and it seems bigger than ever. Not sure about better though. The attendance may be reaching critical mass because it gets harder and harder to see and listen to the big name authors who appear every year. …

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Random Thoughts

It’s been an interesting month and will soon get “interestinger” next month. Gorgeous Wife and I took a trip to Arizona to visit the Sedona area and then drive down to Green Valley to visit my Dad, his wife, and Dad’s brother and wife and son and daughter-in-law. Sedona was beautiful, not as big or …

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Observations from the third annual Tucson Festival of Books

I was fortunate that a planned visit to my father and stepmother’s coincided with the dates of the Festival, March 12-13. Since Dad didn’t have any special plans due to having had cataract surgery a few days earlier (successful, I’m pleased to announce), I spent two busy days at the University of Arizona campus, soaking …

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