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Category Archives: Creative Writing
We learn something, good or bad, from every book we read—maybe what not to do. More often, there’s something to gain. My reading includes German comic books about Max and Brett, German folk tales—a dual language reader, because my German … Continue reading
The writers and editors are aware that their art is not yet burnished to its ultimate perfection; they admit the presence of flaws in some facets of their handiwork; but they have had pleasure in writing and editing the poems, … Continue reading
A friend, very bright and keen about language rules, recently advised me that “stone” is a noun and can’t be an adjective. The reason: there’s no comparative form, such as stoner, stonest, more stone, most stone. The proper designation for … Continue reading
Many books I’ve loved caught me with just a few words. I’m sure the conflict was at least hinted, but what hooked me was not the conflict. It was the draw of language and tone, authority or beauty, or both. … Continue reading
At the book club I attend, the members don’t read the same book each month. Instead, they report on what they’ve read. Works get recommended and passed around, but many are simply passed over by the majority of the members. … Continue reading