Tag Archives: The Great Gatsby

Day 862 – Why You Need a Professional Cover for Your Novel

I think I’ve mentioned here that I’ve been looking into self-pubbing as a possibility for my book. I’m not convinced this is the way to go, but if nothing else, I find it fascinating to do a bit of research … Continue reading

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Day 859 – Sunday, Lovely Sunday

Got a lot a good work in today, getting through most of Part 3. A few tweaks here and there, but mostly I like what I have. Gearing up for the end of Part 3 and then the hardest part … Continue reading

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Caught on Tape! Fitzgerald Writing “The Great Gatsby”…

…or technically I guess, film. This is supposedly Fitzgerald writing The Great Gatsby, though I’m not sure how you would authenticate a claim like that. Still, it’s obviously Fitzgerald and he’s obviously writing. Kind of exciting in itself (if you’re … Continue reading

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Presumed First Edition…

Found this over my morning coffee this morning. A 1973 copy of The Great Gatsby – printed in Kiev, according to the bookstore listing it (they all look a little Russian on the cover, don’t they?) – and a “presumed first … Continue reading

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Up in Maine

I re-read The Great Gatsby for like the 17th time recently. Completely by accident, as it usually happens. I’ll pick it up to read a passage or two, thumb my way to the front, and BOOM! I’m taken in again. I … Continue reading

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The Bookstore at the End of the World

On Thursday evening we were in Grand Marais, MN, about an hour and a half south of Thunder Bay – just went for dinner and a bit of a walk. It’s your typical seaside town: pebble beach, boats waking in … Continue reading

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Convergences & Connecticutions – Day 193

After too long away, I finally got a chance to get some work on my novel this morning. I’ve been itching, let me tell you. Irritated even, at not being able to work on it. But the book is never … Continue reading

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