Doing laps in the LA Fishbowl

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Goodreads Giveaway!

Hey! For those of you who haven’t gotten a copy of the book yet (or who need another?) here’s a chance to win one! The contest ends September 26. https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/200515-still-life-las-vegas

August 30th, 2016Still Life Las Vegas

A Whiter Shade of Toon

Just saw Kubo and the Two Strings. It was created by Laika, an inventive, quality studio I have always loved (they also created the movies Coraline and Paranorman) It’s a gorgeous movie set in ancient Japan, with an imaginative plot, a few surprising twists, and and an emotional heft not usually found in your usual popcorn fare. It […]

August 21st, 2016Still Life Las Vegas

The Velocity of Stones

Sometime over the last week there has been a rustling of dark wings inside your chest, a presentiment, and you suddenly realize why: it will soon be your book’s first birthday.

August 15th, 2016Still Life Las Vegas

In the Room Where it Happens— Chicago Theater Auditions

Just when I thought I was out… I’m in Chicago, sitting in a frigid theater in the middle of the afternoon at the end of summer, watching a steady succession of actors strut and fret their way across the stage while their photographic counterparts smile beatifically up at me in stacks piled up in the aisle, and […]

August 11th, 2016Still Life Las Vegas