by Carla Zanoni
Writers are a big part of the artistic expansion and growth of Northern Manhattan with Inwood and Washington Heights’ blogs showcasing some of the brightest work. These sites are prime examples of how the wordy ones are using the Internet to wrangle their writing.
Erotic short stories by Jack Stratton
Jack Stratton writes about one of the most universally interesting topics in the Universe: Sex. Before any Puritans get their knickers in a bunch, these stories are more than salacious tidbits of groping and pornography, they are snippets of lives and love, interests and incitement, they are the tales of everyday lives made livable by moment of excitement and, well, lust, rendered beautiful by Stratton’s curving of words.
Randolph Mase’s Weblog
Interesting and fun facts about New York City and observations about life in general
Writer Randolph Mase occasionally casts his glance to Inwood Hill Park and its surrounding neighborhood in this site of musings and writing. This fiction writer, pens stories about all of New York and is currently working on his novel called “Death in the Cloisters.”
Polite New Yorker
Matthew Sheahan's opinions, observations and outrages. Death Threats Welcome.
Matthew Sheahan pens a column called “Notes from a Polite New Yorker” in in Kotori Magazine and enjoys writing short stories and poems, which have been featured online and in print. Here, he muses on subjects as broadly ranging as politics, popular culture and life in Inwood, his home. Sometimes acerbic, sometimes funny, Sheahan’s posts entice the reader to take a look at his broader portfolio ad delve into this reader’s mind.
Follow Carla Zanoni’s blog The Streets Where We Live, www.wahi.typepad.com, to explore and stay connected to Northern Manhattan.
The Manhattan Times is the bilingual newspaper of Washington Heights and Inwood.