Paul West: February 23, 1930 – October 18, 2015

Thirty years ago, in the spring of 1985, I had the great fortune to find myself in Paul West’s English 412 class: Advanced Fiction Writing. I think it was likely one of the last times he taught undergraduate fiction at Penn State. Sadly, Paul experienced health problems that knocked him out of commission for the…

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Off Topic: Eastwood Guitars Gets It

This post comes from Maximum Fiction's Department of Shameless Self Promotion. One of my sidebar passions is guitar, and I recently had the great fortune of working with Dinosaur Magazine Intl on an article about the groovy vintage designs produced by Eastwood Guitars. The full article appears in the new print edition of Dinosaur, but…