Thanks to Anastasia Olashaya-Grill for this lovely review. Here’s a snatch and the link: “Solid, lyrical, and wonderfully human, Mosh It Up makes for an engrossing read…full of a raw beat that is sometimes dirty, sometimes sad, and nearly always heartbreaking. Boop’s story is extremely human. Ruby’s way with words captivates and often deserves a …
If you ever want to write about music, have a look at my prompts for some inspiration. Real Pants asked me to be a guest author and pursue the challenge of writing about music, like I had to do a lot of in MOSH IT UP! http://realpants.com/craft/prompts/
Reading “Sparkles, Chameleons, Transparents” from “Mosh It Up”. Why There Are Words April 9, 2015 Sausalito CA
William E. Wallace normally reviews noir crime stories, but somehow my novel made its way to him. I am delighted to be compared to Dorothy Parker. Reviews don’t get any better than this! http://www.pulphackconfessions.com/
This reading series is held in Studio 333, a lovely art gallery in Sausalito, and there’s a bar! Come out to hear 6 authors explore the idea “Sure.” April 9 7 PM 333 Caledonia St. http://whytherearewords.com/
This is such a lovely bookstore. I am delighted to be able to read from my novel MOSH IT UP this week in the San Francisco Ferry Building.
I am stoked that the indie record company founded by Jello Biafra and The Dead Kennedys is selling my book in their online store, as part of their Punks In Print series. Since my novel mentions former Alternative Tentacles bands Toxic Reasons and T.S.O.L., as well as the beloved DKs, this is a fine match …
Here’s the book table from my Mosh It Up launch event at the wonderful Pegasus Bookstore in downtown Berkeley, and the three of us readers posing!
Wednesday, Feb. 11 7:30 PM Pegasus Books 2349 Shattuck Ave. Downtown Berkeley Featuring readings by authors Mindela Ruby (MOSH IT UP), Dani Burlison (DENDROPHILIA AND OTHER SOCIAL TABOOS) and Myra Sherman (MOTHER MARY). Free admission. Free wine!