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The Detection Club and the Golden Age

The Calendar:
I will be exhibiting along with Millie Mack, author of the Faraday mysteries, at the Kensington, Maryland, Day of the Book on April 24. 466 more words

On Writing

Fun With Harold

The Nov. 6, 1926 issue of The New Yorker was actually two issues, one for the newsstands and subscribers and the other a rare parody issue privately published and presented to founding editor Harold Ross on his 34th birthday. 276 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge Romance

Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Romance”

Ah, romance!  I have such a writing romance influence affair on going with one of the most memorable female writers of all time, the sarcastic, witty, Dorothy Parker!   175 more words

#1 Best Selling Author Annette Rochelle Aben

Hickory Round Table Creative Writing Group on Feb. 5

Join us every other Friday at Big Mike’s Coffee on Hickory Street for our own version of the famous Algonquin Round Table. We’ll read each other’s creative writing and give each other valuable feedback. 13 more words

Big Mike's Coffee

November 21, 1945: Humor He Wrote

American humorist Robert Benchley died on November 21, 1945, (born 1889) after a writing career that took him from the Harvard Lampoon to Vanity Fair… 324 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Channeling Dorothy Parker

Ellen Meister has written an entertaining novel, Farewell, Dorothy Parker.  It is clear from the start that things will end well, but in the meantime reading this novel was stressful because the heroine herself is so stressed and intimidated by everything.   99 more words


More Books to Read and Re-read

After my prior posting of comments on books I intend to re-read again, I realized there were several others scattered throughout the house on various bookshelves I had forgotten to mention. 378 more words