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Writing Quotations

“The writer’s business is to make up convincing human beings and create for them basic situations and actions by means of which they come to know themselves and reveal themselves to the reader.” –John Gardner… 1,687 more words


Sharing Saturation Through DeLillo's "White Noise"

Over summer, my wife and I visited the most photographed lighthouse in the world. We didn’t question the claim’s validity. We just went with it. The lighthouse stop was part of our New Hampshire and Maine  939 more words


The bloodrush of a dozen strides brings him into eloquence-writing longstroke

I’ve taken a long book off the shelf to read so I can get the feel of what it’s like to write a long book. It’s a long stretch I know – but it’s an excuse to dwell in a story rather than race to the end line. 122 more words

Passages Of Writing

Macaroons and Underworld: The journey continues...

If you read this post back in August, you’ll know that I’ve been struggling with two things:

1) Making macaroons
2) Reading Don DeLillo’s Underworld… 700 more words

Book Tart Musings

Global Village or Tribalisation of the World

Surveying the headlines of the international and national news these days, I feel as if the world is falling apart: In Syria there has been a civil war going on for several years; within the Syrian rebels one Sunni group, IS, is fighting against all other groups including other Sunnis trying to subjugate them all; in Ukraine the separatists are fighting against the Ukraine government with a heavy assistance from Russia; in GB the Scotts are scheduled to vote on Sept. 662 more words


Bucket Lists, Zombies, and WebMD: The Obsession with Death in America

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Written by: Brianna Gill

If you haven’t read Don DeLillo’s White Noise, a postmodern, comical novel about the obsession that people have over death, you’re missing out. 971 more words