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I read this a moment ago at Salon about a reporter from the CBS being assaulted and raped in the recent Egyptian protests: On Feb. 11, CBS reporter Lara Logan was sexually assaulted and beaten in the crush of a Tahrir Square mob. She was subsequently...

Pretty sweet review out of the Bibliophile Stalker: I've always believed the future of the book lies with independent presses and just this month, I've read impressive publications from the likes of Papaveria Press and Twelfth Planet Press. As far as production quality is concerned, one...

I have no fascinating things to say today, party because I am busy. Here's an excerpt from what I'm writing at the moment, though: Meihir, the Witch of Kakar, pushed her long fingers across the palm of the boy Zaifyr. Her rough nail ran through dirt,...

In the midst of Saturday's heat, I went and saw True Grit, the latest film staring Jeff Bridges and made by the Coen Brothers. I went despite the fact that I haven't felt as if the Coen Brothers have made a good film since Oh...

When I started writing, I read lots of advice about it. Mostly, like a lot of authors starting out, I was looking for that piece of advice wherein the secret back door was opened and instant publication and riches would be mine. Of course, none...

I've been using my long neglected twitter account for the last few days. I've no idea if it will last, but I can at least abuse Jon (underdogautopsy) and Tess shadowsandice) with Right Said Fred videos. I haven't used it really for ages, so if...