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"The Tell-Tale Heart" -- Edgar Allan Poe

“The Tell-Tale Heart”


Edgar Allan Poe

TRUE!—nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses—not destroyed—not dulled them. 2,133 more words



Edgar Allan Poe

Ah, broken is the golden bowl! the spirit flown forever!
Let the bell toll!- a saintly soul floats on the Stygian river; 126 more words


TTQ: Alcohol or drugs, do they enhance or hinder your writing process?

Welcome, to the very first Thoughtful Thursday Question, a new weekly series where I answer any question and spin the answer to relate to writing. 629 more words


7 Quotes for Halloween!

With All Hallows’ Eve fast upon us, I thought I’d share some of my favourite spooky quotes to get us in the mood :) Typically me and the hubby don’t do a lot on Halloween at all. 280 more words


31 Days of Halloween:What Makes Literature

What Makes Literature

*Note: This post on Half Lit has been written by John Cross’ “biographer” – author and professor, Jeremy Billingsley. While John is on his adventure in Northwest Arkansas, I thought I’d take this time to address the differences between genre fiction and actual literature. 1,539 more words

PALS Roundtable: Big Oops, Little Oops! Learning from Missteps when Teaching Literature

Reading about teaching on the web is like seeing everyone’s social media posts full of their beautiful vacation picks without seeing what their day to day lives are actually like. 3,050 more words

Course Planning

The Valley of Unrest

Once it smiled a silent dell

Where the people did not dwell;

They had gone unto the wars,

Trusting to the mild-eyed stars,

Nightly, from their azure towers, 133 more words

Spoken Word