Tag Archives: A Tale of Two Cities

With Heart

“If we do our job correctly, the reader will feel what we feel. If we cry, they will cry. If we laugh, they will laugh. If we get our hearts on the page, the reader’s heart will link with ours.” … Continue reading

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Five Books

When a call went out from my Write Group buddies for five books that I really enjoyed and wanted to recommend for a group reading list, I decided to jot down a quick selection. Off the top of my head, … Continue reading

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Portable Inkpot

“Charles Dickens wept, and laughed, and wept again, and excited himself in a most extraordinary manner, in the composition, and thinking whereof, he walked about the black streets of London fifteen and twenty miles, many a night when all the … Continue reading

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Truth Telling

“There are two kinds of writers — the great ones who can give you truths and the lesser ones, who can only give you themselves.” Clifton Fadiman We just passed a difficult anniversary in my family — a date that … Continue reading

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Untold Tales

Isn’t it wonderful how a book can give you a glimpse into another life and open it up for you like a door? Reading a review of two new works about 19th century Native American tribal leaders, Crazy Horse and … Continue reading

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