BLUE ROUTE Author Ed McGinnis Publishes Third Novel

BLUE ROUTE Author Ed McGinnis Publishes Third Novel

With all of the emphasis on social media these days many writers, musicians and artists—as well as many small businesses and nonprofit organizations—lose sight…

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CIRCUIT BREAKERS AND THE CHATEAU MARMONT

CIRCUIT BREAKERS AND THE CHATEAU MARMONT

Sometimes writers worry that we’re losing our creative mojo, abandoned by our best friend: the power of imagination. It all starts with dreams…or doesn’t….

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NIGHT TRAIN EXPRESS

Spring, 1989. Jack Harrington—actor, Vietnam veteran, business associate of Los Angeles underworld figures–finds himself in a precarious position: at least two people are trying…

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STORY TIME, AND THE GHOST OF JOHANN BRILL

STORY TIME, AND THE GHOST OF JOHANN BRILL

When I was small I used to go for walks with my father. My favorite destination was the old J.G. Brill Company factory adjacent…

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FRIENDLY GHOSTS, AND THE EDGE OF FOREVER

FRIENDLY GHOSTS, AND THE EDGE OF FOREVER

While looking through some old boxes in a storage locker recently I found a short story I wrote when I was nineteen: “Friendly Ghosts,…

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SATAN’S LAGOON

SATAN’S LAGOON

“Satan’s Lagoon” was the prologue that opened earlier versions of WILDWOOD. The novel ultimately took another direction, but a detour back to The Lagoon…

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RANCID

RANCID

The published version of THE BLUE ROUTE opens with an attempted hit and run in Los Angeles. Earlier drafts of the novel, however, began…

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THE LONELY COOL BEFORE DAWN

‘The lonely cool before dawn’ is of course a great, evocative line from one of the best songs ever written: Springsteen’s “Thunder Road”. It’s…

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Coverage in Delaware County News Network

Ridley Park resident pens book on Delaware County’s controversies They call it the Blue Route, and residents of the Philadelphia area have both loved…

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NORMAN ROCKWELL 2013

NORMAN ROCKWELL 2013

It was late on a glittering Sunday afternoon in early summer, and I was riding my bike around the town that I live in….

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