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Blog Post #21: February 25, 2012

"A Letter to My Friends and Readers"


Blog Post #20: August 3, 2010

"Research, Outlining, and Writing"


Blog Post #19: July 6, 2010

"Five Short Poems"


Blog Post #18: June 15, 2010

"My Gripe With the Concept of Historical Fiction as a Genre"


Blog Post #17: May 31, 2010

"A Day In The Life"


Blog Post #16: May 24, 2010

"The People of the Heartland"


Blog Post #15:  May 17, 2010

"Regrets, Hassles, Pride, Bridges"


Blog Post #14: May 10, 2010

"Why Do We Tell Stories?" 


Blog Post #13: May 2, 2010

"My Flower Garden"


Blog Post #12: April 26, 2010

"Europe and the 'Identité' Problem" 


Blog Post #7:March 22, 2010

"Rome and the Christians"


Blog Entry #6: March 14, 2010

"The Music of Sepharad"


Blog Entry #5: March 8, 2010

"Vanessa Paloma, a Jewish American Singer  in Casablanca, Morocco"


Blog Entry #4: February 28, 2010
"Writing, Reading, Watching: Movies and Books"



Blog Entry #3: February 22, 2010
"Christopher Columbus, Revised"

Blog Entry #2:  February 14, 2010
"Wagner’s Liebestod and Antisemitism" 



Blog Entry #1: February 8, 2010 
"Vladimir Propp, Umberto Eco, and the Mechanisms of Narrative"