Tag Archive: Agents

Jun 20

Taken To The Cleaners

The linen jacket I wore to the college graduation of my son, Brian, got soaked in a memorable downpour that sent both graduates and proud parents scurrying for cover.  I left the jacket in my car afterwards, thinking I’d take it to the cleaners, but didn’t get around to doing that for a few days.  …

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May 21

Dirty Words

Luck: Why is this a dirty word?  Because anything you need so much and get so rarely deserves to be cursed.** Timing:  Luck’s shitheel of a cousin.  Sure, Ian Fleming’s and Tom Clancy’s careers were boosted big-time by Presidents Kennedy and Reagan respectively.  But most writers tend to get the equivalent of the reading habit of …

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