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  • Oh, yeah, Anjali. You're not alone! Mark Vonnegut has said his father, Kurt, considered two paragraphs a good days' work. Jane Bowles, the eccentric author and wife of...
  • Eccentric people have the most interesting stories.
  • I kind of interpret Mr. Levin's article as somewhat tongue and cheek, especially the f...tand this and I don't envy them their predicament. However, with this business model, you have to admit that like...
  • Very helpful post--thanks for this. I remember reading backwards in grad school on the advice of a very helpful, yet slightly eccentric, professor. It does help when y...
  • Interesting piece, Bev. Somewhat crazy or merely eccentric people surely make for entertaining company. This is also one of my favorite poems: My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends-- It gives a lovely light! - Edna St. Vincent Millay 
  • Thanks Wilson, the piece is based on my experience trying to find an office space entitled The Agony of Square: My Search for the Perfect Office. The fun came from the fact that I bumped up against the most eccentric people and places while looking. Best, Marcy
  • So many of you shared your pitches, I'm going to try one for the novel I'm currently working on: Can two clever but unsuspecting old ladies pit themselves against frau...
  • Thanks for spreading the word about this prize, Ellen.  I had heard of Bellwether and was considering entering my novel when it is completed.  It is the story of 12-ye...