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Freedom (Jonathan Franzen)

Rigid characters are boring. I personally believe that even saints can be bad, in the same way as villains can possess redeeming and even likable traits. 292 more words

Books

000 Generalities

Poverty is a symbol
It’s as lost as two faces
Conjoining eyes in a mirror
It’s as nameless as two tracks
Topping off at a crossroad… 107 more words

A Hare's Breath

He drank what he drew
From metaphor
He went out on a journey
Disrobed a stripe
And the stripe
Was broken
There was not one straight… 82 more words

from the film Hud, based on the novel Horseman, Pass By by Larry McMurtry

Little by little, the look of the country changes because of the men we admire.

Happy Birthday Ms. Louisa May Alcott

By Antara Bandyopadhyay

As we the kids of the 20th century grew up one of the classic manuscripts handed to us to know how possibly the world works is the “Little Women”.

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Books & Reviews

Happy Birthday Mark Twain

November 30, 1835 was the birth date of Samuel L. Clemens, known by most by his “writing name” – Mark Twain.

He was a favorite author of mine as a younger reader, and continues to be one of the writers I revisit on a regular basis. 133 more words

Vonnie Winslow Crist

Tuesday Quote: 9

“First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him!”

– Ray Bradbury

I chose a quote from a writer this week, one that resonates with all writers who may be struggling with their plots, characters or have a general writing block! 135 more words