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Not a Book Review Post

I do not like reading book review posts. I have no interest in someones opinion about a novel. Besides, not everybody likes to read, or your like me who loves to read but hates book review posts. 206 more words

Ego Chins Above Water

“If we could all learn to like ourselves even a little, maybe our cruelties and angers might melt away.  Maybe we would not have to hurt one another just to keep our ego chins above water.”

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Writer

Here it is! My script for James Franco's Introduction to Screenwriting for Short films

I first want to start off by saying how much of a great time I had writing this script for James Franco’s online class for Introduction to Screenwriting for Short films. 568 more words

East of Eden - initial reaction

Yes, it has taken me long enough, and one might think that given it’s taken me four months to finish Steinbeck’s ‘East of Eden’ that I didn’t like it. 683 more words

March

Wednesday's Written Word

“The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always. No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree. 59 more words

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True Freedom

In re-reading some of John Steinbeck’s stories I came across “The Pearl,” which I had not read before. It is a fascinating story, well told, like all of Steinbeck’s stories, and one with a deep and disturbing message. 808 more words

Hugh's Blogs

A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals.

A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals. He isn’t telling or teaching or ordering. Rather he seeks to establish a relationship of meaning, of feeling, of observing.

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