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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

My version of the classic poem by Edgar Allan Poe. It’s also my first poetry reading I’ve ever done, and it was so much fun to do! :)


The Only One Who Can Stop A Serial Killer Is The Man Who Inspired Him

Director James McTeigue (“V For Vendetta”, “Ninja Assassin”) is the man behind the 2012 mystery thriller movie “The Raven”.

Set in the year 1849, the film finds Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack – “High Fidelity”, “Serendipity”) in the last days of his life and gives an imagined reason for his life’s end. 476 more words


Seriously Scary

Aubrey Beardsley’s illustrations of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories.

Grotesque and sensual.


Author Interview with Storm Sandlin

Today I want to introduce you to a special new author (really two authors!) by the name Storm Sandlin.

I met Ben Cornwell and Millie Williams at a fairy tale workshop at Elwood Library this past spring. 1,083 more words


Wednesday, September 2 and Thursday, September 3

image credit: library.duke.edu

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” ~Bruce Lee

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.   127 more words

Picture This - Week 2

When I saw this guy, I immediately thought of the toad from Hans Christian Andersen’s Thumbelina.   As a little girl, Thumbelina was one of my favorite stories.   27 more words