Saturday, August 05, 2006

Rob Clough recently did a nice write-up of Peter Conrad's little known anthology - "On the Other Hand", and posted his review at Sequart here. It's an anthology that Peter put together in 2005 that I have a 4-page story in, along with Renee French, Josh Neufeld and others.

For the book he asked contributors to do a piece with their "non-dominant" hand - meaning if you're right-handed do the piece with your left-hand and vice versa. It was a neat exercise and we all tried to come up with a story that would suit this rougher, looser style. I think one of the reasons why it's hard to find is because Peter hand-bound the book individually, and it's a hardcover - crazy guy! Anyway, it meant that there was never a very big print run, and he only does up batches of about 20 at a time or so.

Anyway, Rob says some nice things about the book and picks my story as one of the highlights: "Tamblyn wrote about a cat whose "bad" paw caused it to get into all sorts of mischief. It seemed a sly way of talking about how difficult it was to work with her "bad" hand." Just to clarify, the story was co-written by my husband Dave, so I can't reap all the kudos!

The book can be ordered directly from Peter from his website.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the kind words, Diane! If you have any minis you'd like me to review, let me know. I'm at and I can send you my mailing address if you're interested.



Diana said...

Awesome Rob! I am working on something new for SPX this fall, so if I don't see you there, I'll definitely send it to you.

I think that Sequart is a well kept secret in the comic community!