My car is so green and I’m so blue, by Deb Katie

I recently became the proud owner of a Toyota Prius. It’s green with a tan interior and it gets a gazillion miles to the gallon. Seriously. Here in Los Angeles, Priuses are like an epidemic. One day, my husband and I sat on our balcony and watched fifteen cars drive by. No lie, eight of them were Priuses. I’ve heard rumors that this is not the case in other parts…

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

On Environmental Thrillers by Guest Author Karen Dionne

We’re very happy to have Karen Dionne as our guest author today. She’s the founder of Backspace, an Internet-based writers organization with over 850 members in a dozen countries, and Freezing Point is her first novel. When it comes to thrillers, readers are often drawn toward fiction that mirrors their real-world concerns. During the Cold War, spy thrillers were popular. Now that environmental concerns have gained the ascendency, we’re seeing…

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Polluted in Toronto by Deb Danielle Younge-Ullman

The Oppressor and I have a love-hate relationship with living in the city. We hate the expense, the smog and the stress of rushing around all the time. We often rhapsodize about the acres we could live on in the country for the same $ we paid to live on our postage stamp piece of property in Toronto. The air would be cleaner and we would all run free and…

Thursday, April 24, 2008

It’s Not Easy Being Green by Deb Jenny

I so very much want to be as ecologically-minded as Al Gore (well, that is when he’s not consuming vast amounts of jet fuel bopping all over the world, or hauled about in lux limos, as he spreads the word about saving the planet). Really, I do. For years, I have held my breath as spring approaches when I venture into the entrails of those enormous warehouse super saver stores…

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Guest Blogger Amy Guth Kicks Off Is It Easy Being Green Week

Who better to kick off Earth Day week than Amy Guth? I only recently “met” Amy but I can already see that she is an up and coming mover and shaker in the literary world (and the green world). She is the founder of Pilcrow Lit Fest and author of Three Fallen Women (So New Publishing, 2006). She has written for The Believer, Monkeybicycle, Ninth Letter, Four Magazine, Bookslut, The…

Monday, April 21, 2008