Why NOT on Amazon?

Back in the age of paper, when I was a kid, I used to love going into the bookstore and browsing. Shelf after shelf of possibilities. In those days there weren't so many different sections. There was nonfiction, fiction, mystery…

Transmit Joy 2022 Tour (live and virtual)

Tired of sheltering in place? Bored with video, corporate culture, and isolation?

When people come together in a room (both in person and "virtually") they create a unique experience that is vivid and joyful.

Lately I've been grateful for opportunities…

A Village Romance - now available

We've rebooted, "The Misadventures of Rabbi Kibbitz and Mrs. Chaipul" as A Village Romance. 

She owns the only restaurant.  He’s the wisest man in the village.  Together, they make an unlikely and lovable pair. From the Audie Award nominated author…

Meet Izzy

Hello!

I'm Izzy Abrahmson, Mark Binder's alter ego. As you may know, Mark's written books and stories about a small village for many years. We recently realized that the computers hated this fact. Yes, it's true. Computers don't like things…

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Rebooting my newsletter…

Changing the way I communicate…

Over the years I've experimented with many newsletters. I began with Grinning Into The Millennium, which ran from 1998 to 2001. The past few years I've been doing mostly "fan/customer" emails. Now it's time…

Opening Night Jitters (THE RACE tour diary)

As my first produced play in 3 decades (yowza) this isn't exactly the way I pictured it. No backstage jitters and nervous laughter with the cast. No peeking in at the audience in their seats. No celebratory drinks after the…

The Race - a new play (in workshop) - December 4 and 6

This summer I got so frustrated watching Zoom performances that ignored reality. They weren't making a live theater.  

I began to imagine.… THE RACE

Joseph Black and Joseph White are interviewing for the same position. At the same time. On…

Visit Groston, circa 2018

"When I began writing, THE GROSTON RULES was contemporary.
Now? I think it qualifies as historical fiction. Recent and still relevant, but perhaps a bit nostalgic. 

Adam, Isaac, and Charlie are dealing with problems of college admissions and climate change…