Tracy Marchini

Tag Archives: Random Thoughts

Booze and Spaghetti

“In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or … Continue reading

September 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

My Own PC, How I’ve Missed You

For the past few weeks I’ve been computerless at home. No computer. No smartphone. Nada. My just under 2-year-old tablet pc had started behaving funny over the summer, but I … Continue reading

September 28, 2009 · Leave a comment

Existential Problem Solvers, At Your Service

Did you know that running in oppressive humidity will solve just about anything, including writer’s block, crises of the existential and the dreaded ‘case of the Mondays?’ I’ve been having … Continue reading

August 11, 2009 · Leave a comment

3:30 Is Usually Just Snack Time

Somehow, I found myself thrown into an existential crisis around 3:30 this afternoon, and thought: No matter what you do in the future, people from your past will only see … Continue reading

August 10, 2009 · Leave a comment

Cookie Emergency

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April 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Channeling Seth Godin – Or – Sometimes You Have To Look Underneath for the Jelly

Yesterday after work I was making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, when I opened the fridge for the grape jelly. Without touching anything, I looked around the shelf. Still … Continue reading

February 14, 2009 · Leave a comment

Books As Babies

In describing the YA and the middle grade mystery I’ve been working on, I just wrote: “Gestationally, the YA is about toddler-age, while the mg feels more like an infant.” … Continue reading

January 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Happy (Belated) New Year!

Happy belated New Year! Yesterday, I spent the first day of the New Year watching Mamma’s Boys (that reality show where three men and their mothers try to pick from … Continue reading

January 2, 2009 · Leave a comment

Chasing Pavements

I know it’s been out for a few months and I’m sure a ton of you have already heard all about Adele, but I just bought her album, 19, and … Continue reading

December 26, 2008 · Leave a comment


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