Is That a Writer at the Next Table?

In July, 2007 I was in London for the British Crimewriters Association Duncan Lawrie Awards Dinner. The night before the ceremony, I took myself out to an Italian restaurant in Chelsea and, as usual, spent the time between courses scribbling in a notebook.
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Yes, another blog!

 I see a world of bloggers dressed in ratty house coats, crouched metaphorically in back-door hallways, readying their little creations for the big, bad web: straightening collars, patting down unruly cowlicks, adjusting prep school ties, checking for clean fingernails and faces—making everything perfect before, with a last motherly sigh, pressing Send and ushering their little ones out the digital door.
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