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Book Group

The last Thursday of every month was Book Group,
When the books would gather together
To discuss Graham.

“He has barely touched me I am sure I am… 189 more words

Odds And Sods

What a Stream-of-Conscious Resume Might Look Like

It would start off relatively normal. Basic information, name, contact info, address, all the good stuff. Then it would go into a run-on sentence. In fact, the entire resume might be written in one sentence. 332 more words


A Story About a Story

This longish post is about animals — trust me.

I love short stories, but the genre is difficult to write, if you try, because it has to be lyrical — the short story is a kissing-cousin to the poem. 1,152 more words

“How am I going to read this?”

The words James Joyce and Ulysses typically fill most readers with a sense of dread and trepidation. Ulysses has gained an almost mythical status with most critics agreeing that it is one of the foremost literary texts in the English language. 616 more words


A Letter From Joyce to Ibsen

James Joyce to Henrik Ibsen, 1901
(Translated from the original Norwegian)

Honoured Sir,

I write to you to give you greeting on your seventy-third birthday and to join my voice to those of your well-wishers in all lands. 636 more words

Moments of Being, Spots of Time and Epiphany

The use of Moments of Being (MoB) was first coined by the literary writer Virginia Woolf who ordained that a Moment of Being was a moment that someone experienced that continued to resonate throughout their lifetime – a moment that leaves an impression that we cannot forget. 679 more words