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Just read on Rex Pickett’s blog that he is planning to write another Sideways novel — the last in the “trilogy” apparently — that should take place in Chile. Pretty cool news. He came out with Vertical last year (maybe … Continue reading
I try to create meaty, well-thought posts, but more and more lately I’ve had less and less time. In fact, post ideas often fly into the open windows of my mind to get forgotten in the corners or (if I’m … Continue reading
At the risk of repeating myself — been busy, so no work done on the novel. To cap things off today, my User Profile decided to corrupt itself somehow, so certain programs won’t open up. I’m trying to fix it … Continue reading
“Kill your darlings…” That’s what I’ve been struggling with all weekend. In fact, I went to the woodshed yesterday and today with that thought in mind. It was extremely hard, psyching myself up to do it. But that’s for another post. … Continue reading
Tomorrow (or today, depending on when you read this), Rex Pickett’s Vertical should be available in hardcover. I’m not sure it is the signed hardcover they mentioned at first, but I’m hoping… Besides the fact I’m looking forward to reading … Continue reading
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
“…it was always nighttime in my daydreams of the newspaper life. Reporters didn’t work during the day.” Continue reading
Just found out today that in exactly one week from Tuesday, the sequel to Sideways will be published. Quite aptly, it is call Vertical.
Now as some of you know, Sideways the movie is one of my favourites – it was one of those rare movies that not only captured the book in many ways, but took advantage of the things that movies could do that a book couldn’t like film the actual vineyards and incorporate that quirky music that really made it. (BTW, if we played a really short game of “What Sideways character are you?”, I’d be Miles. But then you knew that…) Continue reading