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THE CONTEMPORARY NATURE OF STEINBECK’S WINTER: Artistry, Integrity, and September 11th

THE CONTEMPORARY NATURE OF STEINBECK’S WINTER: Artistry, Integrity, and September 11th

Stephen K. George—Department of English

Editor’s note: This address was given at Hofstra University’s “John Steinbeck’s Americas: A Centennial Conference” on 22 March 2002. 3,634 more words

Camelback Women's Literary Group

Unbelievably Intricate Storytelling, a Lovingly Woven Masterpiece: The Yiddish Policemen's Union

I’m now quite happy that of the two Michael Chabon books I own, I chose to read Telegraph Avenue before embarking upon a read of The Yiddish Policemen’s Union. 984 more words

What Counts as Productive Writing?

Sometimes I’m asked this question by writers seeking to evaluate their progress. They are wondering if email writing, research reading and note-taking, making an outline, sitting and thinking about the piece, free-writing or warmup writing should count as part of their writing for the day. 237 more words

Tips For Overcoming Writer's Block And Procrastination

National Route 66 Museum

4/14/15 Tuesday in Texola,OK (Double D RV Park-PPA)

Even though the wind is down to 16 mph, we figured we’d just continue not setting out the jacks and slides since we’d be gone a lot of today. 322 more words


Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck


Like most people, I read this novel for my GCSE English Literature exam. I adored learning about it and the discussion it evoked. Even those who were not particularly into reading found the story very endearing and warmed to the narrative. 511 more words

Emma Clarke

Currently Reading – Grapes of Wrath

I’ve turned my focus on classics this month once I realised I’m behind on my 1001 books challenge. Considering time restraints, it’s best if I read shorter works, but something pulled me towards… 190 more words