Oh yeah, I got it. Thanks, hermano. Hey, did you see that SMALL CRIMES is on my Best of 2008 List? Can you reply in a regular email?
I'm never on this Crimespace thing but someone on staff told me that
Just picked up a copy of your novel 'Small Crimes". I see the names Thompson and Ellroy and I think, heady company, I'm going to love this book. Great to see a fellow Bay Stater writing important crime fiction. I'll keep my eye out for 'Pariah'. To bad about the Pats, next year it's on the the big game in February.
Dave-Would you be willing to recommend a forgotten book for my blog project Friday's Forgotten Books next Friday, May 30th? It can be very short if you're busy. And if you're too busy, I understand. If you have no idea what I'm going on about here, check out http://firstname.lastname@example.org
That sounds like a great school. We study the Hung Fa Yi lineage of Wing Chun, the Houston branch of this school: www.hungfakwoon.com. Like all Wing Chun, it's all about controlling the centerline sort of like you do with firearms--it's easier to hit the big targets. Not very sexy but it works when done well (not by me), which I guess has a sexiness of its own. We had a longfist guy stop by the school last week and do a few sets; man, that's cool stuff. Made me feel old!
I'm going to hit Murder by the Book tomorrow and see if they can order me a copy of Small Crimes.
Thanks for "friending" me. I enjoyed your blog post about writing. I accepted a long time ago that writing was not about making money. Only a very few (how's that for overuse of adverbs? *LOL*) make a living at writing. We write because we must.