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To be a writer a writer must write: Truman Capote

“Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it.” – Truman Capote  (1924-1984)


The Right Perspective

“Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them.

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Creative Writing

Browsy Sunday


I just finished The Circle by Dave Eggers. We’re quickly moving towards the weird utopian world the novel describes, a world in which our entire lives are public and easily quantifiable. 501 more words

Dave Eggers

Writers' habits

I am a completely horizontal author….


Just Yucch


I have a number of criteria in my head when choosing to read a book. Sometimes the decision concerns whether I am reading just for pure pleasure, for personal or spiritual growth, or perhaps for curiosity about a topic or novel. 776 more words

20th Century American Authors

'In Cold Blood' by Truman Capote

BLURB: ‘On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. 863 more words

Books Read In 2014

Literature Crush

Well hey there! I know, I know, where have I been? Well, the making hasn’t stopped, per se, it’s just not the kind I can talk about. 499 more words