Time to bury the Hachette…?
/ June 17, 2014 2 COMMENTS

I haven’t really been following the Amazon/Hachette dispute that closely except for the comedic (well, kinda) treatment of the issue provided by Stephen Colbert, who I honestly believe to be one of the most brilliantly hilarious and dead-on-target political satirists I’ve ever witnessed. So a week or so ago, after listening to him spew a rather…

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Writing in Detroit: A night on the Riverwalk
/ June 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

It was about  a week or so ago when my wife and I decided to take a Saturday night stroll along the Detroit Riverwalk. We’d just finished attending the book release party for “A Detroit Anthology” (in which one of my articles on the Detroit music scene is included) at a little spot near Corktown…

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Detroit music is the envy of the world. Period.
/ June 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

From a recent article I wrote for Model D Detroit entitled, “It’s time to capitalize on Detroit’s status as a music capital.” Many of us like to think we know the size of the job on Mayor Duggan’s plate, yet most of us don’t have a clue. Nor do we want a clue. Just fix…

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The editing of Mayonnaise Murders
/ June 6, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Editing ain’t easy. I may have mentioned earlier that Scrivener is, without a doubt, making me a much better editor. As I continue to polish up my Mayonnaise Murders Vol. 2 manuscript, all I can think about is how much better Volume 1 could have been if I had written the entire thing in Scrivener…

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Detroit music is the life and the blood
/ June 2, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Note: This was originally published on my first blog, “The ‘D’ Spot”, on June 17, 2007   Music is the blood, and the blood is the life. The lifeblood of Detroit has always been the music. Detroit is music is Detroit is sound is Detroit is music is rock like Iggy Pop and blues like…

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