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Fletcher Moss on F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Valley of Ashes

When I was just a kid – and let me tell you I was two-hundred-percent-certified-bona-fide ‘just-a-kid’ when I first read The Great Gatsby – I thought the Valley of Ashes was just a depressing distraction. 467 more words

sober in the library.

They don’t come as they used to,
with straightened spines,
drinking from rosy glasses-
long-winded in promise.
They do still come, but at
the price of potential, 14 more words


F. Scott Fitzgerald on intelligence.

“(The) test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.” 27 more words

Odds And Ends

What Am I Doing With a Blog?


My name is Meg, I’m 27, quickly approaching 30 and this is my very first attempt at blogging, and I can honestly tell you – I’m a bit lost. 723 more words


You've got to sell your heart

In reference to writing works of fiction, F. Scot Fitzgerald once offered this advice to an aspiring novelist –

Frances Turnbull sent a copy of one of her stories to him and within the feedback there is a great piece of advice: 662 more words


Book Review: Tender is the Night

For a few years now I have made it my goal to enhance the books I read to include classic literature. Some of my favorite novels include… 343 more words

style icon: zelda fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s wife, Zelda, was daring and radical in her fashion choices. Her husband even dubbed her the “first American flapper.” Of course, her outfits seem somewhat conservative now, but they were really out there for her time. 119 more words

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