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Edge Of Dark Water

Edge Of Dark Water   by Joe R Lansdale

Here it is! The first book by Lansdale that I have read that didn’t have either a Hap or a Leonard anywhere to be seen. 968 more words

Book Review



I read this book because the title suggests the text tells about writing novels. I read the introduction and learned that the author was writing a novel, … 1,198 more words


I finally finished reading 13 Ways of Looking At The Novel by Jane Smiley. In it she twice mentions Mark Twain’s novel, Huckleberry Finn; she claims the book is boring  and she mentions her 1996 piece in  69 more words

Writing from Real Life

Write what you know.

It’s one of the first things writers hear. While we could spend hours debating the merits of this precept, one particular aspect is currently on my mind: 949 more words

Things I Have Learned So Far

The Rundown- March/April '17

It took me a loooong time to get through this first book, hence the doubled-up post.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (reread)  493 more words

The Classic Hybrid

Classic Literature is a staple in every bookworm’s life. While they tell a beautiful story of either love, tragedy, loss of sanity or death (or all of the above), they also show underlying themes that relate to the real world—the wish to turn back time, the destruction through paranoia, and the obliteration of families. 732 more words

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The Art of the Rural

I’ve been a follower of the Art of the Rural group for quite a while now, and it’s heartening to read about the many endeavors across the country that bring vitality to rural life through the arts. 377 more words