Writing About War: Review

While watching a retrospective on the American film maker, Ken Burns, the commentator announced that Burns was soon to release a new documentary about the Vietnam War. After seeing a short heartbreaking clip, I thought about the 50,000+ American soldiers (many of them drafted) who lost their lives in a foreign war the U.S. inherited […]

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New Release: American Historical

Pavane for Miss Marcher 1871. The war has been over for six years but Rupe Smith still fights his demons. Ten years have passed since he left his Maine village. His Wyoming ranch is the one place he wants to be and the last place he can be. There is no escape from the guilt […]

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Writing the Perfect Ending

Reposted from Classic and Cozy Books, published on June 27, 2017, in honor of Margaret Mitchell What’s in an Ending? Some of us write in a kind of stream of consciousness way. Some of us plot. Some of us outline. Some of us have an idea that writes itself. We all must find a way of […]

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