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"The Summer People" by Shirley Jackson

The more of her work I read, the more I admire Shirley Jackson (1916-1965). No-one was better at drawing out the horrors of everyday life. You’ll find no monsters or demons in her stories – not literal ones, anyway. 965 more words

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At Los Banos

Every time I have come here, the wind was blowing, and never seemed to stop. Shining oatgrass, under an open sky. In the night the gray shining grain moved in waves, like some moonlit sea. 117 more words

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge

Do you believe in love at first sight? No, not that kind of love. The love I’m talking about is when you read a new book or a new author for the first time. 819 more words

Writing

#MondayMeme - #MondayBlogs

Back to a more normal routine this week, I hope. Here’s a meme to make you smile,
and another one just because it’s a wonderful quote… 11 more words

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Ray Bradbury, The Art of Fiction No. 203

INTERVIEWER

Does science fiction satisfy something that mainstream writing does not?

BRADBURY

Yes, it does, because the mainstream hasn’t been paying attention to all the changes in our culture during the last fifty years.

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Personality

Don't Think, Again

This morning, I am taking the advice below from Ray Bradbury and simply doing things.I can tell you from my own experience that his words ring true. 425 more words

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