Handsome review

A wonderful review from my friend D. Wallace Peach at Myths of the Mirror. She has been a constant champion of my work, and I am so grateful. Please check out her site… she’s an amazing writer and I think you’ll be mesmerized not only by her work but by the depth of her imagination. Her […]

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Simply Extraordinary – Misfortune and Strife in Steven Baird’s Ordinary Handsome

Originally posted on Crumpled Paper Cranes:
I first read Ordinary Handsome a little more than a year ago. Admittedly, I felt quite overwhelmed upon finishing the book, giving it a second, third, and fourth read. Not only did the book leave me breathing deeply, scouting for the aroma of old black tea, the imprisoning honesty…

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7 Reasons to Write

Originally posted on mtaggartwriter:
Because we’re not perfect and we should see what that looks like in written form- We all have the same words at our disposal and it’s intriguing to see how we use them so differently- You may find hidden attributes within your personality- Creation of words written into phrases or stories…

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Musings – Thanks to Steinbeck. He’s fucking good.

Originally posted on mtaggartwriter:
Time doesn’t exist. Thoughts do. In Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath I’m reminded of my opinion of Time. Walk in my mental hallway a moment. Below is an excerpt from The Grapes of Wrath published in 1939. “For a moment she hesitated uncertainly. “Well,” she said quickly, “why ain’t you prayin”? You’re a preacher, ain’t…

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