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What writers say about Writing

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

-Ernest Hemingway

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. 

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books and art

so how refreshing to hear that there is a demise in the purchase of kindles and a rise in the sales of books – the young are posting Instagram posts with rows of bookshelves behind them – hooray!   640 more words

Art, Film, Music, Events And Exhibitions

Short story: Cross-Country Snow by Ernest Hemingway, from Collected Short Stories. Recommended.

Poem: Salvation by Stephen Dunn, listened to on the Poem of the Podcast, from October 2017. 28 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

The Old Man and the Sea

I haven’t read much of Ernest Hemingway, but this title somehow ignited a peculiar interest in me. “Old man and the sea” is a short novel written by Ernest Hemingway. 341 more words

Book Review

Broken John Garfield in The Breaking Point

DATELINE:  Lost & Forgotten Movies

Of the legendary Blacklist victims of old Hollywood, one of the most tragic is actor John Garfield, a star not much thought of nowadays. 264 more words

Movie Reviews

Why we'd be in the Guinness Book, in 6 words

I coulda been in the Guinness book.

No, really. My plan: To coach soccer for 24 hours straight. Twenty-four one-hour sessions, with kids signed up around the clock. 636 more words

Dad Moments

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Guinness Book of World Records



Eli, Coach Daddy, compiles a monthly post called '6 Words'.  Ernest Hemingway inspired it when he said any story can be told in six words. He asks bloggers, friends, strangers, and a few strange blogger friends to respond to a prompt.
Here’s the prompt:

Imagine you made it into the Guinness Book of Records. What did you do to get your name in there?  See #14 for my 6 *Sarcastic* Words here!

The cultural spoils of war

Could we, per chance, justify another Spanish civil war, if it, like the last one, yielded another The Fifth Column – or yet a Guernica… 58 more words