Since living in Detroit briefly in 1998, I've loved the city and have toyed with the idea of moving back. I just visited over spring break to check it out as a possible writing hide-out, to visit my old friend Mike who recently moved back, and to conduct research, of sorts, for the novel I am working on that starts there.
I still love the place. I plan on posting some pictures and rambling soon, but until then, some of the Detroit stuff I geek out on:
Detroitblogger John writes fascinating articles about unique people and places in Detroit, many of which are published in the MetroTimes, a weekly, but can also be found here:
Detroit: I Do Mind Dying
is a great non-fiction book about Detroit that is a testament to human resilience.
detroit:i do mind dying
Detroit makes for some great photos of urban decay. Here is a link to a photo essay that appeared in Time magazine:
Posted by MJV at 10:58 PM