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RIDE THE RED TRAIL by Lewis B. Patten

May 12, 2014

When I was a kid growing up in southern Oklahoma, I devoured a lot of Westerns along with my science fiction books and pulp reprints. To me at that time, they were all adventures, and some of the science fiction wasn’t too far removed from the Westerns. I read everything Louis L’Amour had out at […]

THE GETAWAY CAR by Ann Patchett

December 23, 2013

Every writer needs a pick-me-up now and again. Writing fiction for a living tends to be a solitary pursuit. No matter how many agents and editors are involved, no one really knows what it feels like to sit and work for hours and days and weeks and months – except another writer. Ann Patchett is […]