Tag Archives: Herman Melville

One Story

“You can go to France and mention Boo Radley, and people will know who you mean.” To Kill a Mockingbird fan Published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird became an instant bestseller and classic. Over the past 50 years, it … Continue reading

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Happy Beginnings

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow man.” Herman Melville We all love a story with a happy ending, but here’s a happy beginning to warm your heart this holiday season and remind … Continue reading

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The Tie

“It is with fiction as it is with religion: it should present another world, and yet one to which we feel the tie.” Herman Melville When I came across this comment tonight, it really stopped me cold. It’s such a … Continue reading

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Distracting Distractions

“Writers are often asked, ‘How do you write? With a word processor? An electric typewriter? A quill? Longhand?’ But the essential question is, ‘Have you found a space, that empty space, which should surround you when you write?’ Into that … Continue reading

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