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Happy World Book Day!

I usually don’t care much for holidays except for the major ones that typically correlate with food or costumes.  I’m not even a huge birthday person.   1,122 more words

2014 Book Haul

SunLit Festival: So Much Lit To Love! Starts This Friday

I’m proud to be participating in this year’s SunLit Festival, a “Spring celebration of literature in the Sunshine State.” Events abound, from readings of local work to revering masters of the craft, all within St. 166 more words

Author Inspirations: Short Stories? Novellas? Novelettes? Yes Please!

I am a novel writer down to my bones. There is something about the length of them that just speaks to me when I’m writing. You can just fit in so much. 219 more words

Stephanie Marks

Fargo Film Festival: Aaron and Austin Keeling's 'The House on Pine Street'

Almost a century ago, the American novelist Ernest Hemingway briefly wrote for the Kansas City Star and weaved together literary portraits of American life. Barely eighteen years old, Hemingway learned to polish his style and developed the “Iceberg Theory” aka “The Theory of Omission.” Last night, directors Aaron and Austin Keeling screened  346 more words

John Cassavetes

Top 5 Books Not To Read On World Book Day

In honor of World Book Day, I offer these suggestions of five books not to read:

5) A Whale of Two Cities: When Charles Dickens’ publisher bought the rights to Herman Melville’s works, they thought they had a sure fire winner in creating a single sequel for two separate books. 274 more words

Location of PSU Discovered!

This postcard, an insert on p192…

…shows the address blacked out with a marker. However, a few simple adjustments to the contrast and some magnification reveal the address that the postcard was sent to… 191 more words

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“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.” – Ernest Hemingway