Tags » Samuel Clemens

Corrupted Poetry

A sloppy proofreader can ruin the most praiseworthy writing. (Just ask Mark Twain.)

If you’ve ever seen something you wrote poorly edited—or including introduced errors—you know personally just how criminal this is. 694 more words

Writing

Book Review: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Book Name: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Author: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
First Published: 1889

Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in Missouri, two weeks after Halley’s Comet appeared in 1835. 1,451 more words

Writers

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines.

19 more words
2014

HIWAY AMERICA-THE HOME OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, MARK TWAIN'S HARTFORD CONNECTICUT

  1. Mark Twain

    Author

  2. #Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the latter often called “the Great American Novel.” 

  3. 821 more words
Beatnikhiway.com

On this Independence Day, the 4th of July, I decided to pull together some quotations on the holiday and the themes of the holiday from that most American author and satirist, Samuel Clemens (a.k.a., Mark Twain).

221 more words

Grace at the Crossroads: Doing the Next Right Thing

“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” ~Mark Twain

Right and Wrong?
Samuel Clemens remains one of my favorite writers. 1,562 more words

Christian

Hannibal, MO

In true Sawyer fashion– I convinced the boys it would be fun to whitewash the fence. Now, if only that would work at home… We spent a few hours in Hannibal, MO (Mark Twain/Sam Clemens’ boyhood home) and saw his (rebuilt) home, Becky Thatcher’s (based on the real Laura Hawkins) and Mr. 31 more words