Incident at the Intersection of Art and Literature Recently, I had one of those unlikely incidents after which I asked myself, “Did that really just happen?” It did—on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at World Con 76., in San Jose, CA. I’m blogging about it because I couldn’t put it in my fiction, where I try … Continue reading An Incident at the Intersection of Art and Literature
I had fun doing a book signing on August 4th at the Barnes and Noble in Spanish Fort, Alabama. I even got to meet The Cat in the Hat!
Read my guest blog on Cat Rambo's website. I write about my reflections on mystery and the construction of a bottle tree. http://www.kittywumpus.net/blog/2018/06/26/guest-post-n-j-schrock-on-writing-misterioso/
*** “The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location” (Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners) *** Last fall, on the recommendation of a friend, I decided to read Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose. This friend had said the book was … Continue reading Thoughts on Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose