Tag Archive: Born on this Day

Aug 14 2017

Writing my way to Carnegie Hall (and of course, I talk about the weekend)

  I don’t think anyone is ever writing so that you can throw it away. You’re always writing it to be something. Later, you decide whether it’ll ever see the light of day. But at the moment of its writing, it’s always meant to be something. So, to me, there’s no practicing; there’s only editing …

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Aug 11 2017

A Writer Confesses

  In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it. American historian, and author (Roots: The Saga of an American Family), Alex Haley, was born on this day in 1921 (died 1992).   I confess that, yesterday, I fell for another “you can make a bazillion dollars …

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