Charles Dickens began writing A Christmas Carol in October of 1843. He finished writing, John Leech illustrated it, then it was printed, published and hit bookshelves by December 17, 1843. 13 more words
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These words, they urged me to somehow live them.
Since my small hand cupped my first #2, painted-yellow pencil, I’ve experienced life through story. Stories to entertain me, yes, but my mind also craved stories that taught life lessons (although I couldn’t comprehend or articulate that at five years of age.) 582 more words
Charles Dickens launched a weekly circular entitled Household Words, which included his fiction, poetry and essays, in 1850. He closed it down in 1859 and began publishing another circular entitled… 55 more words