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"It was the best of times..."

“It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief, 102 more words



Good evening, Kathy. It’s Thursday.

Here is another installment of First Lines/Last Lines. This one is a match up of the # 10 sentences (shown in italics). 1,992 more words


Writing About Writing: I Love Cake


My writing life has been kind of crazy ever since I finished the first book in the WISHE Quintet. I’ve started plotting three different stories, but none of them are ready to write. 561 more words


Building Up & Breaking Down the Wall

Juan Felipe Herrera’s poem, “187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border (remix),” catalogs a number of the reasons and excuses for why Mexicans are prevented from crossing the U.S. 800 more words

Chicano Poetry

More First Lines

Tonight I have been thinking about the post First Lines that I wrote almost exactly two months ago.

The last book that I shared in the post was… 585 more words


Favorite Quotes

I posted a while back about first lines. This time, I’m just going to talk about favorite lines/quotes from books. They’re all my favorites for various reasons. 1,636 more words



Good evening, Kathy. It’s Friday.

As suggested at some point by me, here is the first in an installment of First Line/Last Line Stories. This one is #5. 673 more words