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Coffee Log, Day 93


Coffee: Hot Americano, Caribou Coffee; I woke up too late to brew a pot and I’ve lost my thermos so I rushed to Caribou. There was a line in the drive-through and I thought I might be late to work. 181 more words

The Beautiful and Damned by: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Another favorite of mine is The Beautiful and Damned by my favorite author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Another almost tragedy by a distraught writer left me breathless. 319 more words

Book Review

Saying No to the Nay-sayers

The first time I saw the Eiffel Tower, I stopped in my tracks, astounded. It’s so BIG! For some reason, in my mind, it stood much smaller over Paris. 666 more words


Writing Whereabouts

Even the most creative of minds need to be nourished with inspiration and new ideas to bring out their best performances – so it should go without saying that any author in pursuit of input will, if only occasionally, have to venture out of the confines of their own home or regular workspace in search of that special inspirational infusion to get their creative juices flowing. 1,524 more words


People over forty can seldom be permanently convinced of anything. At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide. 7 more words


Very Good Second Novels

I have seen it said on many an occasion that authors suffer from the curse of the second novel, in which they try their best to write something as good as their first, but invariably fail.  835 more words

Where ‘Great Gatsby’ writer lived, a museum with an Airbnb

Neighbourhood Lifestyle Desk:  As she sat in the house where Great Gatsby writer F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, once lived, a visitor contemplated the famous Jazz Age couple.“I tried to imagine how maybe Scott would tell a joke and Zelda would laugh,” said Farong Zhu, a Fulbright scholar from China who translated Zelda’s only novel, Save Me the Waltz, into Chinese. 129 more words