Maybe I should have named my blog Potpourri or Pastiche or simply a Savory Stew because I aim to throw a lot of different things into the pot, mostly about reading, writing and art, but many other things, too, because I’ve lived a long time and have a lot of interests. I also will include here thoughts of others I come upon who share my loves. Including those of you who care to share your thoughts and impressions.
When You Part Company with Your Publisher
posted by Ed Farber on April 11, 2016

Apologies for not having written here in some time. But I've been busier than normal. The reason? I am right in the middle of re-publishing my novel, Elixir of the Incas. The original publisher of the novel and I have concluded our...read more


How Old is Too Old to Be an Author?
posted by Ed Farber on August 27, 2015

You're never too old to become an author!

I began years ago by writing short stories for publication after I retired at age 66, and quite a number of my stories were published in literary journals. That's a great way to hone...read more