The coronavirus pandemic has hit North America. Everything is shutting down. No one is getting bumped off flights anymore because planes are flying half filled. Sports arenas and stadiums, public schools and universities, concerts halls and venues, the Canadian Parliament, even Toronto's CN Tower! But you know what's not empty? Costco, Walmart, supermarkets and pharmacies. … Continue reading Toilet Paper Madness
My interview on the Writers for Readers show on 102.7 CHOP FM radio. I discuss my latest novel, my writing process, inspirations and how I started writing satire. Thanks to Gary Johnson for a great interview. My interview begins at the 35 minute point.
I find it difficult to put into words my recent voyage to Antarctica, which literally is the "End of the World." It was the last continent to be explored and still holds great interest to the scientific community. James Cook is credited with discovering the existence of Antarctica although the first landing was a century … Continue reading My Trip To The End Of The World
Guest post by Willie Handler, author of two satirical novels, The Road Ahead and Loved Mars Hated The Food. Editor's Note: There's a thriving writer community on Twitter. If you plan to promote yourself as an author, mastering this platform is a must. This post assumes you're starting from zero, but feel free to skip ahead if you already grasp … Continue reading Twitter for Writers 101
Jewish people don’t hate Christmas. We exchange gifts with Christian friends, go to Christmas parties when invited and watch Christmas movies. I know all the Christmas songs and carols. But that’s as far as it goes for most Jews. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are big voids in my calendar. There’s not much to do. … Continue reading Ever Wonder What Jews Do On Christmas?
Someone once said "no day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap." That's my new philosophy on life. I used to be closet napper. I would drift off during tedious and unproductive meetings. Slump over in my seat on the subway. Pretend to be listening to my wife as I catch a snooze. … Continue reading The Lost Art of Napping
A fabulous read by this debut author. Not your typical Xmas story.
In case you missed it, my novella, The 24th, released last Friday! The book is available for purchase on Amazon in both paperback and e-book formats. It makes a great stocking stuffer too! If you enjoyed it, please leave a review and let other readers know what you thought!
I rarely use my blog for serious writing. But I feel the need to share my recent experiences and help sort out in my mind a turbulent year in my life that has left me physically and emotional drained yet pleased to have gone through the experience. My friend Gary Gladstone wanted to take a … Continue reading My Flirtation With Politics Is Over
The past summer’s release of Loved Mars Hated The Food by Willie Handler is exactly what the title suggests, a rip-snorting, hilarious romp on Mar Read more... Source: Loved Mars Hated The Food Might Just Be The Funniest Book of 2019 : The Canadian Business Daily