For all those who love to read (or write)
Sad or cheerful, the right words are full of music. They can even soothe the savage beast in us!
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My Fifth Book is Published:
Dancing With the Daffodils
My Short Stories Are Published:
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Special Author's Page
Or, first read this sample below:
Sample from a Book of Short stories,
The Heart Ages,
But It Doesn't Grow Old,
just published by Outskirts Press, Inc.
The Mermaid and the Madman
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Gateway to My Blogs:
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My Blogspot Blogs
The Baxter, New Movie. New Word?
Let Me Solve the Mystery for You!
On Writing: A Personal Account
Though Perhaps this Piece is
As Much about Reading as it is
A Writer's Notes
Brief Summaries from Hollywood Values:
City of Angels
Free Samples from Hollywood Values:
Dead Poets Society
Ordering Hollywood Values
What the Whole Book Offers
And How to Order It
Controversies Now and Then:
Martha Stewart's "Tragic Flaw"
In Defense of Harry Potter
100 Banned Books
In Defense of Deconstruction
Julia Roberts As She Sees Herself?
For Students Everywhere!
Papers on the Art of Reading:
The Art of Reading
Fair Play vs. Fair Game
Papers on the Art of Writing:
All About "The Fictitious Term Paper"
The Fictitious Term Paper
A Subversive Writing Assignment
Papers on the Art of Thinking:
The Liberal Arts
On William Shakespeare:
A Theory About Shakespeare
Papers on American Literature:
On Thoreau's Walden
On Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
On Melville's "Bartleby"
On Melville's Billy Budd
Walt Whitman & Sex & God
Papers on Hungarian Literature:
On Szentmihályi's Anti-Novel
On Konrád's Garden Party
A Review Article:
Patricia Sloane on T.S. Eliot
Jerry Harp's Creature
De Botton's Consolations of Philosophy
LaSalle's Complicated Women
Solomon/Higgins, What Nietzsche Really Said
An Essay on Poetry
Lecture on Light Verse
Samples from my Creative Writing:
A Poem and a Letter
Still More Poems
And Still More
Three New Poems:
Dedicated to Women Everywhere
America, My Love:
The Memoirs of a Romantic Fool
A Special Essay
On A Poem by Gary Shank
The Midwest Writers Guild
of Evansville, Indiana: An organization dedicated to advancing the works of local writers in the Tri-State. And also encouraging good fellowship and general camaraderie.
Professional Development for Teachers: Online courses through accredited universities. Work towards your next degree while fulilling your continuing education requirements.
: An excellent and extensive library of professional writing advice for writers.
The Thoreau Reader: A wonderful site where you may find out all that you might want to know about Henry David Thoreau, one of the greatest American writers of all time.
GED for Free: Find a complete free GED preparation program which can help you pass your GED exams.
Valley Brown's Site: Valley Brown, AKA Terry Mominee, is a fellow writer and artist (works with stained-glass windows and specialized quilts). She is going places as a novelist. Check out her site.
Daniel McCasoway's Site: A fellow local guild member, with truly interesting works.
Scott Emmons's Web site: Lots of splendid parodies and then some. A fun site to explore.
Sarah Mottley's blog: The poems and other writings of a young poet destined to go places.
"Adfero Affero's" blog: This friend of mine in the UK has a lot of wisdom in his blogs about life and letters and then some!
Do You Wish to Master the Art of Reading?