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A God in Ruins

I love seeing one of my favorite writers get the praise she deserves, but I’m missing the old Kate Atkinson, with her dark humor and goofy narrative voices. 736 more words

Fiction

Saturday Snippet of An Orphan's Heart

I’ve spent so much time on the Culpeppers lately, I’ve grown a little weary of them. I’ve been writing a four-book series since August, which is itching to become a five-book series. 447 more words

Writing

“Very poor speaker," said the King. "You may go," said the King, and the Hatter hurriedly left the court.”

Well right now I am working on my bachelors degree in creative writing, concentrating in fiction. The best classes are by far the workshops but the last workshop tested my imagination in a whole new way. 393 more words

Books

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Historical Fiction

“On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. 559 more words

Book Reviews

**Newborn Nazi**by Rhoda D'Ettore 5-Star Novel- Don't Miss It!

Newborn Nazi starts off with two SS Lieutenants, Johann, and Gustav, taking Edmund Geiger, a fourteen-year-old boy from his home, for Hitler’s youth group. Edmund’s older sister Hedwig becomes hysterical, and when her husband tries to intervene for her, he is shot dead. 257 more words

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Under the Floorboards

David approaches the splintered bench with a quiet solemnity about him.  The heels of his boots click on the stone beneath his feet, and the sound ricochets in his mind.   1,321 more words

Prose

Ransom, by David Malouf

David Malouf is one of Australia’s most accomplished writers. This is his 2009 rendering of sections of Homer’s Iliad– roughly, a much abbreviated version of books 16 to 23. 957 more words

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