Tag Archives: Writing

Master Class

Perhaps you suspect you are about to read about F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Good guess, but no.  I will write about that incomparable work soon, but here I am going to write about a book I fell in love with when … Continue reading

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Real Weight

I promised a discussion of a great book, a book with real weight, so here it comes.  Brace yourself. Lord of the Flies by William Golding was published in 1954, and it is one of those rare novels that creates … Continue reading

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Landing It

Recently John Grisham was on the television talking about writing.  He has that look of money, a perfect haircut and expensive suit, and he stated that he did not start a book until he knew exactly how it would end.  … Continue reading

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Mockingbird

For the second year in a row, a pair of mockingbirds have made their nest in the grapevine outside my washroom window.  I know.  I know.  You’re jealous.  But, before you really start to eat your heart out I need … Continue reading

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Neville

When I was in grad school, a long time ago, we spent a good deal of time discussing the various elements of stories.  That’s the fun part of grad school, that and reading and writing.  In the midst of all … Continue reading

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You’ll See, Finally!

I have been promising to post a video essay about Roswell for a few days now, and here it comes.  It’s actually a scavenger hunt.  It involves fifteen public and easy to find locations here in Roswell.  It has only … Continue reading

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Hard Advice

Just about anyone who has ever wanted to write has sought advice from an expert of one sort or another.  I certainly have.  I have been chasing this particular dragon since I was a kid, beginning the year I turned … Continue reading

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Bookish

A couple of years ago, I came up with an idea to put on a community party, of sorts.  I had been running a small publishing house of my own with only limited success, and I began to form a … Continue reading

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