Posts by Larry Bud Meyer

Books & Books

Posted By on Feb 22, 2014

For any kind of author — Sue Monk Kidd earlier in the week, or newbie novelist Larry Bud Meyer, this podium is a bit like making it to Carnegie Hall. Books & Books, South Florida’s iconic independent book store. A cherished Friday night slot means a lot. The city was jammed, there was jazz in the courtyard and a buzz in the air. It was quite kind of Mitchell Kaplan to show up in person; means a lot. He’s been...

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A birthday gift — to you!

Posted By on Feb 4, 2014

Hey, I’m still grooving on all the kind birthday wishes yesterday. As someone said last night: You only turn 60 once. Feb. 3 (the day the music died, 55 years ago) also matched up with an important date for my ongoing work on the Tip Tyler series of novels set in Rappahannock County, Va. I finished the first 73 pages & first 25,000 words of Part One of Along Came a Cider. That’s the working title of the second in the...

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An honor and a privilege

Posted By on Jan 15, 2014

I’ve always admired The Piedmont Virginian — a quarterly magazine with surprising heft and high quality design. It always showed me Walter Nicklin’s wide-ranging interests. Now in Dennis Brack’s capable hands, it really helps set the tone for our region, from Loudoun to the north all the way to Nelson County in the south. So I was pleased when the Winter 2014 issue arrived here in South Florida. It features a...

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We were reading the paper in the garden after waking up late on New Year’s Eve (as this evening’s hosts, we’re on duty). I reminded Anne we only had a few more hours left in the old year, and the conversation turned to the year’s highlights. No. 1 on my list: Becoming a published author with a novel I’m really proud of — Mother Fracker. I spent yesterday updating the file with some eagle-eyed edits...

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Home for the holidays

Posted By on Dec 19, 2013

We’re relaxing in Morningside as an interesting fall comes to a close and as promising winter approaches. The launch and the first tour are behind us here at Morningside Press. We kept the post office busy getting copies of Mother Fracker to Christmas gifters across the country. Just got word of a nice shout-out from the Richmond Times-Dispatch:...

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