Saturday Show #94: Last Day of the Last Furlough by J.D. Salinger (+ New School Lecture)

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24th April

Technical Sergeant John F. Gladwaller, Jr., ASN 32325200, had on a pair of gray-flannel slacks, a white shirt with the collar open, Argyle socks, brown brogues and a dark brown hat with a black band. He had his feet up on his desk, a pack of cigarettes within reach, and any minute his mother was … Read More »



Saturday Show #93: I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane (Excerpt)

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18th April

With the explosive successes of the work by Frank Miller, Alan Moore, and others, it may be time for the literary world to ponder the questions that their noir and bleak worlds raise for us. What, in particular, does the noir detective fiction genre bring to the table in terms of theme, philosophical content, and … Read More »



Saturday Show #92: The Laughing Man by J.D. Salinger

11th April

The Austin Writing Workshop returns from hiatus to discuss a piece of micro-fiction and then “The Laughing Man” by J.D. Salinger. Buy Nine Stories here. Click here to read what Goodreads readers have to say about the story (and compare/contrast with the AWW! For funsies!)

Approximate time stamps and micro-descriptions of topics discussed are provided below. … Read More »



Infinite Ending Sample #2: Load-Out by Frank Marcopolos

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4th April

This is one of the ten stories collected in INFINITE ENDING. Click here to purchase.

“The Load-Out/Stay” by Jackson Browne (video) below:



ALMOST HOME Audiobook Giveaways

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1st April

ACX/Audible.com gives me 25 complimentary download codes for each book I sell through them. So, if you wanted to grab the audiobook version of ALMOST HOME, but were too stingy to fork over the dough, you may use one of these codes (below) to nab it for free. If you do that, I would **beg** … Read More »