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25 Statements On Politics And Government

You can double-check the sourcing on these, but I think I have them right (Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it… 547 more words

History

Interview with Jim O'Loughlin: Dean Dean Dean Dean

I met Jim O’Loughlin, in person, in September 2011. My first novel Men of Winter had come out at the end of 2010, and our mutual friend… 1,408 more words

Writing

Book of the Month: January

A Series on Classic Books

by Marinia Powell, Staff Reporter and Senior Staff Photographer

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

By Mark Twain

   The story of Hank Morgan – the aforementioned “Connecticut Yankee” – begins when he is thrust from 1870’s America after a lively brawl with a coworker to medieval England. 212 more words

Features

1/18/17 100% Literacy

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain had no peer. I have said that before, but it bears repeating. 1,436 more words

Mark Twain Quotes.

There are certain people, such as Groucho Marx, Oscar Wilde and Mickey Mouse who had a way with words. I guess it is inherited and genetic. 279 more words

Zeitgeist

Some "very" good advice

Mark Twain once gave the following advice to writers:

Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

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Public Speaking