Monthly Archives: November 2009

Travels are done, hopefully for the year.  Nice trip to SF and bookstores.  Loved my time with Towne Center Books in Pleasanton (thank you Judy), Lafayette Book Store in Lafayette (thank you Linda and Dave), Book Passage in Corte Madera … Continue reading

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James Fuller Hargrove

My thoughts are with Jim Hargrove today, as they have been for the last week.  He was 31 years old.  He was the son of my cousin, making him my second cousin or first cousin once removed, I can never … Continue reading

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Out of the business

It’s nice to be out of the Hollywood meat grinder.  I don’t miss writing screenplays, even though I have written 50 or more of them.  I don’t miss seeing my work churned into unwatchable drivel on the big screen.  I don’t … Continue reading

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I was having an email correspondence with the excellent author Laurel Corona (The Four Seasons), and she chose to put some of my musings on her blog.  If you are curious, you might visit her website: http://www.laurelcorona.com/ You will find … Continue reading

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Sent a short overview of the new book to my editor in the UK.  She likes it, hey Mikey!  Guess I’ll keep going. 

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My yoga places keep swirling toward the drain.  I follow the Forrest people, but they keep getting booted out of their space, or individual teachers decide they don’t want to teach yoga any more.  I need my fix.  I’m too … Continue reading

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I have never been a Yankees fan, a little too much overdog for me, but after watching Johnny Damon last night, I’m beginning to feel a shift coming on.  His at-bat in the ninth was pretty darn fine, two outs, … Continue reading

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My editor in England has expressed interest in the new novel.  I will be ‘pitching’ her the concept in the next few days.  I already pitched it to my agent, and she has approved.  I hope to have a first … Continue reading

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