Larry Brody: Live! From Paradise! #173 – “A Touch of Strange”

THE USUAL NOTE FROM LB: From the summer of 2002 to the spring of 2010, Gwen the Beautiful and I were the proud and often exhausted owners of a beautiful Ozarks property we called Cloud Creek Ranch.

In many ways, the ranch was paradise. But it was a paradise with a price that started going up before we even knew it existed. Here’s another Monday musing about our adventure and the lessons we learned. read article

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Cartoon: ‘New Year’s Resolutions’

(NOTE FROM LB: As many of you may know, I’m not a big believer in New Year’s Resolutions, or any other kind of resolutions for that matter. It’s a “many a slip twixt the cup and the lip” thing.

But I definitely believe it’s time to wish a Very Happy New Year to our planet and ourselves, and this terrific Grant Snider cartoon expresses my feelings better than my own words ever could. Which brings us to:)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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LB: Here’s What’s Happening at TVWriter™

by Larry Brody

Wherever there’s new life, there’s hope. Just ask Stephan Pastis:

What am I trying to get at? read article

LB: Yo, Novelists! Think Publishing via Kindle has Freed You?

by Larry Brody

Are you one of the many authors proudly self-publishing on Kindle? Merrily celebrating having cast aside the shackles of the big publishing houses and their creative, or maybe not-so-creative, demands?

It may behoove you to think again. Here’s how Parul Sehgal put it in The New Yorker for newyorker.com on October 25th: read article