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In order to be shown the sign (Gerald Murnane)

The shabbily dressed man spoke to his students at their first class as follows. The best service he could perform for them was to persuade them to give up writing fiction as soon as they had finished his course—or even before then.

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Literature

Has It Been Years Since You Read A Novel You Cherish?

Has It Been Years Since You Read A Novel You Cherish?

Remember the first time you read a favorite novel? Taking it to bed for a chapter…and staying up all night! 633 more words

Literature

On the Mountaintop

The word that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.

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Christian Living

A thought, a start.

“I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” – Samuel Beckett

How does one define nihilism? Is there truly no meaning in anything in life? What about those small, seemingly meaningless moments that are branded in our brains, or the butterflies in our stomachs, wine in our glasses, was it all for nothing?

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Nihilism

Welcome to my blog!

As the title says, welcome to my blog! I’ve decided to set up this little website so I can share my thoughts on the books I read with whoever wants to hear them. 38 more words

Books

WHITE BIRD, by RUTA SEVO

“It’s an adventure you haven’t had yet, Thomas. Sit.”

Thomas smiled. He was thinking of his dog Sally.

For a long time I’ve had a fascination with westerners who expatriate themselves to remote places in the Asian Subcontinent. 275 more words

My Writing is for the Rats

I did tell you that I’ve been working painstakingly to create a fiction-esque short-story based on growing up in Winooski, and I did mention that the piece would take a little while to write. 1,136 more words