The Lady Waiting for the Train
Mondays are cruel. I didn't know how cruel until I saw the lady waiting for the train. We were all waiting to go to Chicago with nowhere to go until the lady appeared. She gave us somewhere to go with...
Topics: internet and writers, literarature, shortstories, hazelgrove, contemporary fiction, and writing, hemingway, publishing, banned books
Paying Thirty Four Bucks for Twain's Book
So do you pay the big number and have a tombstone square of paper that you can either read or beat off an intruder and probably be charged with reading a concealed weapon? Twain's book is big and it ...
Topics: first novels, hazelgrove, novelist, hemingway, authors, biking and writing, reading, readers, mark twain, literary. literature, poets, shortstories, contemporary fiction, autobiography, banned books
A Clean Well Lighted Coffee House to Write In
Rewriting is mind numbing. The same thing over and over and over. Four hundred some plus pages you climb over like a runner who just keeps going around the same track trying to improve their time just...
Topics: bestseller, compelling, novelists, hazelgrove, mfa, hemingway, authors, biking and writing, reading, readers, pageturner, rewriting, poets, contemporary fiction, coffee houses, publishing
Getting Hemingway's Bed
He did sleep. Between hunting big game and fishing for swordfish and fighting in the First World War, the Spanish Civil War, WWII, bullfighting and boxing and writing brilliant novels and winning Pul...
Topics: bestseller, t, attic, contemporary, hazelgrove, hemingway, writer, readers, writers, literary. literature, publishers, literary, poets, oak park, contemporary fiction, publishing
Addicted to Literary Crack
Before there was nothing. You lived in isolation writing your stories or your novels and all you had was a rejection letter coming back from a nameless editor from a nameless publishing company who mi...
Topics: publishng, literary crack, hazelgrove, how to write a novel, mfa, hemingway, biking and writing, writers, literary. literature, literary, scribes, banned books