Monthly Archives:: October 2012

Book By (buy) it’s Cover

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I’ve been in contact with an incredibly talented artist from Atlanta about designing new covers for the Edward and Marianne stories (“All the Time in Our World”, “Some of the Time” and the forthcoming—but as yet unnamed—third and fourth novels). Her work is incredible and I think will really make the books pop off the… Read more »

Some more (unedited) paragraphs from the new novel

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Even though we had been outnumbered greater than three-to-one on the banks of the Mississippi, the battle had never really been in question. I credit this not just to our having softened the defenses up with the bombardment and the flooding, but to the fact that the outcome was pre-ordained. Beyond that, or within that,… Read more »

Find me on Twitter and Facebook

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You can find me, Samuel Ben White (the author of all these wonderful tomes) on Facebook and Twitter! Be my “friend”, find out what I’m working on now, see the way my mind works! On Twitter, search for “GarisonFitch” and on Facebook, look for … OK, it’s “Garison Fitch” (with a space between the words)…. Read more »

Opening Paragraphs of New Novel

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As I ran up the stairs of the tallest parapet of the grotesque castle that overlooked the river we called in my day the Mississippi, I was bleeding from a few minor cuts and my skin was bruised in many places, but I had never felt more alive. Nor had I felt more joyful. Ahead… Read more »

Re-Writing

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I hate starting over, but I do it anyway. In this instance, I had several thousand words written on the third story in the Edward and Marianne saga. But it was going hard. Real hard. Every word was like pulling teeth. But then I started fiddling with another way to tell it. Another perspective, a… Read more »

Writing Getaway

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I love the mountains and, therefore, I have this daydream in my mind where I go to a mountain cabin for a couple weeks and do nothing but write. This is, of course, a terrible idea. If I ever tried, I know I’d end up just like the time Rob tried it on “The Dick… Read more »