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jm-cornwell's picture
Sep.09.2010
I enjoy reading essays and have discovered several wonderful writers by reading their essays. Sometimes I read a book and find out they wrote essays and search until I find them. I'm seldom disappointed. It's a habit I acquired a few years ago when someone introduced me to Henry Miller. I had...
jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.15.2010
I can't keep up with all the different genres that have cropped up over the years. Crime fiction can be a thriller or a police procedural or a cozy detective novel, or hard boiled. Romance fiction can be Christian or sweet or erotic or paranormal or sensuous and there is no more bodice ripping even...
heywood-gould's picture
Apr.01.2010
I STEAL MY FIRST BOOK/Part 1 It's 1961 and the Godless Communists are on the move. Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. "Now the Antichrist can rain death down on us from the heavens," evangelist Nelson Bell warns. "America is in the gravest danger in its...
richard-martin's picture
Mar.04.2010
Sheila & Gus. Not that I didn’t love them. I did, like the back of my hand. But they drove me nuts. They were both on disability, God bless them,him from the service, her for being blind. Plus they were practicing alcoholics, and they were very good at that particular craft. One time Gus was...
mark-ulyseas's picture
Jan.20.2010
The day commenced with a downpour that drenched his spirit and kept him closeted within himself as work meetings trailed to sundown and slipped into twilight at the bar. Devils crouching on the rocks in the water of life invaded his senses and occupied his nocturnal thoughts with carnal concoctions...
eric-hill's picture
Feb.02.2009
  A Whale of a Difference        When reading Orwell: ‘Inside the Whale’ I realized that acceptance was equivalent to ‘making no difference’. Are we to use our poetic powers for propaganda purposes? No! Therefore Henry Miller hits the mark – Bulls Eye. What does your existence have to say? Does it...
steve-hauk's picture
Jul.04.2008
. . . we get calls these days from people south of Carmel, they want to know how to get paintings appraised so they can be insured. They look south (Big Sur, Sur Grande, Big South) and see flames and smoke and of course they're frightened. It wears on you. This place that inspired Robinson Jeffers...