Archive for January, 2008

Lose the Training Wheels

January 26, 20086 CommentsPosted in Blogroll, book tour, Uncategorized

    A teenager came up to chat with me after last week’s event at the Oak Park Public Library. “I have a poem published on the internet,” she said. I was impressed, but I was busy signing books. I didn’t have time to ask what the poem was about. “Send me the link,” I told […]

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Papa & Me

January 21, 20087 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Uncategorized

    This Thursday at 7 pm I’ll be speaking at the public library in Oak park, Illinois. Oak park is the birthplace of Ernest Hemingway. I like to think that the Nobel Prize winner and I have a special bond. It’s not true, of course, but I like to think it. After all, Ernest and […]

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January 17, 20085 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, travel, Uncategorized

When I answered a craigslist ad to write blurbs for Not For Tourists – Chicago, I didn’t have my heart set on writing for a guidebook. I was just curious to find out if 1. Not For Tourists would hire me if they knew I was blind, and 2. readers would notice my travel writing […]

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