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History of an Author - Stewart O'Nan

I don’t actually know much official about Stewart O’Nan’s previous life before he became an author (and one of my personal favorites). What I can recall is from a guest talk he gave at my alma mater, Alfred University. 244 more words

Writing Process

THE NIGHT COUNTRY #6secondbookreview

“An elegiac ghost story that drifts after the sole survivor of a terrible accident and the Greek-chorus-like specters of his deceased friends.”


Writing Advice from the Masters: Writing in Paradise

I recently spent eight fabulous days at the Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise, under the tutelage of some of America’s finest authors. Set on Eckerd’s idyllic waterfront campus (some of us took a boat ride into Boca Bay as the sun set late one afternoon), we attended readings, social events, lectures, panel discussions, and intensive workshops over the course of the program. 419 more words

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West of Sunset by Stewart O’Nan

Scott Fitzgerald is often quoted as having written, “There are no second acts in American lives.” That is a misrepresentation of the actual meaning of what he wrote. 534 more words

Book Review

A Face in the Crowd (audio book)

by Stephen King and Stewart O’Nan

This is such a short work that it is difficult to talk about without giving anything away. I’m not a baseball fan, so the extended baseball theme was less then exciting. 19 more words


West of Sunset ~ A Capsule Book Review

West of Sunset ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp

More than any other writer of his generation, F. Scott Fitzgerald (born 1896) chronicled the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age. 805 more words