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Self-editing or Editing the Self?


I just returned from a trip out east visiting old friends and mentors at my MFA program. I also toured the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut. 652 more words

Twain and Stowe

We toured the Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain houses today, in Hartford, CT.

These two literary giants were neighbors for some time.

The tours taught us all some things about both authors, and the times they lived in, that we did not know. 20 more words

Travel

Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer"

BLOG #27, SERIES 6
WEDNESDAYS WITH DR. JOE
DR. JOE’S BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB #42
MARK TWAIN’S TOM SAWYER
July 8, 2015

It is fitting that we follow up last month’s selection, Louisa May Alcott’s… 702 more words

Quote by Mark Twain on inventors

A quote by Mark Twain on inventors is the topic of this blog post.

“A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.” Mark Twain… 166 more words

Quotations

Quote by Mark Twain on small people

A quote by Mark Twain on small people is the topic of this blog post.

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Mark Twain… 164 more words

Useful Quotations

Quote by Mark Twain on life

A quote by Mark Twain on life is the topic of this blog post.

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. 202 more words

Useful Quotes On Life

Dads get smarter the older we become

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.” 341 more words