January 21, 2022

February 1 sees the beginning of Library Lovers’ Month, and for writers, local libraries can offer a number of benefits – apart from the obvious ones, like books on craft and a quiet place to write. Here’s what’s going on close to me here in Connecticut, but check out your own libraries for similar offerings….

December 9, 2021

Rendezvous member Alison McBain wrote this post about the value of finding a writing group and how to go about finding one. I know this is something people ask me about all the time, so I hope this will give you some ideas for how to go about it. Writers’ groups can be a touchy…

December 20, 2013

On October 14, Neil Gaiman gave a lecture for the Reading Agency, at the Barbican in London. Neil Gaiman is the author of over 30 books, mostly fiction, including many for children and graphic novels. The Reading Agency’s annual lecture series was initiated in 2012 as a platform for leading writers and thinkers to share…

July 24, 2013

I got myself a new phone recently and replaced my iPhone (with the broken glass back) with a Samsung Galaxy 4. It’s been a bit frustrating learning how to use it, but one app that I came across recently is a must have for book-lovers. It’s called Overdrive, and it’s available for almost any phone…