Tag: kurt vonnegut
In episode 33 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses Kindle Worlds. Is it the latest in silliness or a major event in the world of publishing? Kindle Worlds is a publication submission platform from Amazon.com where you choose a licensed World, read the Content Guidelines for that World, write your story, upload that story, create … Read More »
Saturday Show Podcast #14 Topics:
- Theme and message in stories, including “The Bath” and “A Small, Good Thing” by Raymond Carver and the movie “Sideways.”
- The evolution of Raymond Carver’s writing style, as evidenced by the differences in the 2 stories mentioned above.
- Vonnegut-esque character descriptions.
- The effect on the reader of imitating Hemingway’s style, … Read More »
Written Under Duress by Frank Marcopolos, a Notorious Nothinghead
At invite-only professor parties, in the secret hallways of elk lodges, and in hushed tones in barbershops and hair salons, it’s all the rage these days for people who think they have “inside baseball” knowledge to say that we’re living in the matrix. The statement is usually … Read More »