Literati…Seen here is Silicon Valley. I fail to understand its significance in Billy Holder’s second entry into our Wing Nuts contest. Perhaps you can enlighten me. As for Samuel Clemens, I love his quote: “Whenever I get the urge to exercise, I lay down until the feeling goes away.” Here is Clemens lying downRead More
Literati! And you thought Will Smith was just another pretty face! He is actually Peggy Dobbs’ favorite author! Will is seen here with Nelson Mandela, a scant 15 years older than he, born in 1918. Do you need further proof that writing keeps you youthful? If only Nelson were a writer! Here is whatRead More
Shown here is Mike Stang and Billy Holder fighting for the title of flashiest shorts…Saul Buttaci, also known for flashing his shorts, referees. Painting by Saul Bellows..(What? oh…sorry. Wrong Bellows)…OOPS! SAL Buttacci (http://www.amazon.com/Flashing-My-Shorts-Salvatore-Buttaci/dp/0984259473) Literati! Mike Stang, who is not dead despite what KYLE Katz posted in her contest entry, has declined to be alienated fromRead More
this could be heaven or this could be another Wing Nuts entry! (apparently God’s favorite drink is the screwdriver) Literati! KYLE Katz takes us on a tour of the Infernal Writ–oops!–ETERNAL Writer’s Club with her favorite wingman, Mike Stang. Somebody care to buy the lady a drink? Dead and living in New York ByRead More
AAAhhhh! Literati! Our thanks to Suzanne Morse, woman warrior, for the gift of this whine goblet that clearly indicates that William Shakespeare had anger issues expunged through writing. Our friend in the UK, Jack Horne, found a few more with which to diminish the wench what done him wrong. Please join him as he extractsRead More
The world’s second most interesting man shares an inside joke with the editor in chief. He quips; “I don’t write often, but when I do it’s for A Word with you Press” Literati As of this moment, I have no idea what is to follow as my own entry into our contest Wing Nuts. ButRead More
(Stephen Roberts is a well-bread author) Ladies and gentlemen of the Literati! With diligence and medication–oops!–dedication–New Yorker Stephen Roberts makes it his mission to research (yes, he calls it research) the best bars in New York, and to detail his findings in his blog “Best Bar Wednesdays” (http://robertswriter.robertswriter.net/?p=199) So that is why we are soRead More
Horace, the gold and bejeweled trophy donated to this contest by artist/satirist Ed Coonce (www.edcoonce.com) appears visibly upset to discover chicken wings on the menu of The Dew Drop Inne Literati! Kenneth Weene has come home to roost after being absent for a while from our site. He has spent the time in a BuddhistRead More
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The incestural home pf the editor-in-chief (that would be Moi) about an hour and a half out of Paris Hilton–oops–Paris France. Tis a horizontal Rohrshach test. (And just what do you see in all those spires?)
Alas, I am fallen aristocracy. Her is a portrait of the Duke, stoned. Oops! In stone.
Maximilien de Béthune, duke de Sully, also called Marquis De Rosny (born Dec. 13, 1560, Mantes, France—died Dec. 22, 1641, Villebon), French statesman who, as the trusted minister of King Henry IV, substantially contributed to the rehabilitation of France after the Wars of Religion (1562–98).
But it is you, the Literati! who substantially contribute my rehabilitation!
A Word with You Press is a de-facto writer’s workshop, and we invite you to join us. We have monthly contests that allow you to strut your stuff, and get valuable feed-back. Our missionary position–oops!–statement? “Putting Gravitas on a Lo-Carb Diet.”
A Word with You Press is an established, full service publishing house. Gotta manuscript ready for the world? A book that might need a little editing? Already published but need your book sold? Send us your thoughts and let’s see if we can work together.
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This is our current castle, before steroids and volunteers helped to transform it into the hub for writers in San Diego County and in cyberspace…
And here we are below three years later after taking our meds and having San Diego County writers volunteer to shape us up!