Delhi, our gateway to India

Originally posted on eatdrinkculture:
We can’t claim to have had the most typical introduction to India, as we were not only fortunate enough to have friends with a flat in New Delhi, but that flat happened to be inside the walls of the British High Commission. Or, as more commonly referred to, the British Embassy.…

Scenes from Kathmandu

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For the final leg of our trip, we are in the capital city of Nepal. As with India, we will write more detail later, but just a few images from the past couple of days. All the really great photos are on our camera, so these few phone snaps will have…

India & Nepal: Memorable food

Originally posted on eatdrinkculture:
Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life. -Anthony Bourdain We’ve been back just a week, and are still trying to get back into the swing of work and regular life. As we both had to start back at work almost immediately, there has…

India & Nepal: explaining the unexplainable

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near Galtaji (monkey temple), Jaipur We had some people over this past weekend, some of whom we hadn’t seen since our big trip. “So, how was India?”  they ask. “Was it amazing?” It’s been nearly four months since we returned from our trip, and we still don’t know where to start answering that…

“India Pale Angel” at Mythic Delirium

My short story “India Pale Angel” is the featured story for March 2014 and is available to read for free on the Mythic Delirium website. There are a lot of great stories and poems awaiting your perusal on the site, so please check it out. “India Pale Angel” is an admittedly strange story. Strange for…

Stories Old and New

On January 1, you can read my new story “India Pale Angel” if you subscribe to Mythic Delirium. You should be able to buy the ebook on Amazon . Also in January, Hiram Grange will be unleashed on Kindle. All 5 novellas will be made available as ebooks, complete with the artwork by Malcolm McClinton and…

The Novel, or Scrivener, or Stay Tuned…

In an attempt to post on a more regular basis, I am going to try to start posting more about my novel in progress. This is in part inspired by my friend, and fellow Hiram Grange author, Richard Wright, who has been posting regularly about his foray into spending a year on writing and publishing…

India & Nepal

Sara and I are planning our big trip to India and Nepal in October/November. We have all the flights and hotels booked, so were are working on itineraries for each of the cities we are staying in: Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Kathmandu. We are going around the time of Diwali, so there will likely be…

Islington Crocodiles by Paul Meloy

Only a certain kind of writer can imagine genetically modified pandas munching on lawn furniture. But shooting the poor cuddly things in the face requires a whole other level of brilliance. Paul Meloy’s stunning collection of short stories, Islington Crocodiles, originally by TTA Press, now reprinted by Bad Moon Books, collects several short stories that…