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My Summer Reading 2014

This summer became a bit of a blur because I wasn’t as engaged with my reading as in past summers. There were too many tasks that needed to be done and everything fell to myself because it’s only me now. 1,151 more words

Castles

5 Authors Who Published After 50—You Can Do It, Too!

Have you always wanted to write but never seriously pursued it? Well, it’s never too late. Seriously!

Children’s author Mary Alice Fontenot was 51 when she wrote the first book in her popular children’s book series, “Clovis Crawfish”. 400 more words

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”
―Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes

A Writer's Superstition

I recently read an interview with John Green where he said that when he’s working on a novel and people ask him what it is about, he’ll lie to them. 332 more words

Writing

The Great Shark Hunt, Hunter S. Thompson

Shark!

Attack or

Finance

my

new deal -

Looks like

lots o’ ppl

want to dance

with Sharks

these days -

cages or

not.

on TV… 183 more words

Vintage Books

Joan Didion reads Honey Bear to daughter Quintana Roo


In this charming photo from 1969, novelist/screenwriter/essayist/writing icon Joan Didion reads Honey Bear by Dixie Willson to three-year-old daughter Quintana Roo Dunne.

Tom Wolfe — author of  BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES and THE RIGHT STUFF — claims that… 302 more words

Reading

MARCIA CLARK, MYSTERY WRITER?

Guilt by association: a novel DB 73529
Clark, Marcia. some violence. 2011.

My usual instinct when I encounter books written by famous people, especially in the entertainment industry, is to give them an extremely wide berth. 540 more words