Author Archives: Robert Freeman Wexler

Busy Doing

I’ve been busy working on The Silverberg Business and setting up as a free-lance book designer. The website for that is here. I wasn’t ready to go 100 percent free-lance, but the day job became something I couldn’t do any … Continue reading

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Helen Marshall Quote

Read this interesting bit in an interview with Helen Marshall: One of the odd things I’ve found as a writer of the fantastic is that the longer the story, the more the story is forced into realism, even if it … Continue reading

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Julian Cope Has a Novel

“I demand of the reader to the point where they don’t know what’s real and what’s not real.” Interesting article/interview in The Quietus with Julian Cope (otherwise known as the Arch Drude). Seems he’s written a novel, titled (and subtitled) … Continue reading

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Greene County Library Saves My Ass

I consume a lot of research material. I like to follow whims. My current novel-in-slow-progress (NISP) is a strange/historical/western/Texan/detective story set in 1888. I’ve needed books about the Texas Gulf Coast, the cities of Victoria (see older post here) and … Continue reading

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Mekons Documentary

The Mekons are one of my favorite bands. They’ve transformed themselves over the years, passed through personnel changes and reincarnations. I’ve only managed to catch them live once, many years ago in Austin. Various members live in the U.S. and … Continue reading

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Rich Needs To Become A Famous Solo Artist; Let’s Help Him Out

Old friend Rich Malley, drummer for a multitude of Austin bands, Kamikaze Refrigerators, Scratch Acid, Happy Family, The Horsies, has recorded a new album, as ManChildATX. It’s called My Mouse Finger Is Insured for $10M and is sure to provide … Continue reading

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Another Goodbye Post

Two people who meant a lot to my creative development have died in March, the same month in which I was born. Jack Hardy, March 11, 2011, and now Lucius Shepard, March 18, 2014. I know that the dates are … Continue reading

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Short Post About Being Away And Coming Home

Being true to the spirit of this blog, I should just say, I’m back, with, at most, a photographic accompaniment, and let the reader infer that I must have been somewhere. Instead, I’ll amble along for a few more words, … Continue reading

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