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Storytellers

One of the most consistent aspects of life is that people enjoy telling their own story.  One of the characteristic issues of our lives is that we want to tell our stories but have few people to tell those stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: Start The Presses!

Start The Presses!:  A Handbook For Student Journalists, edited by Stanley K. Ridgley, foreword by William F. Buckley Jr. It is to be greatly lamented that I was never aware of the existence of conservative publications at any of the … Continue reading

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The Negative Charisma Of Sam Hunt

If you have never heard of Sam Hunt, you are a more fortunate person than I am.  Admittedly, I did not hear of him as early as I could have because his earliest success came with his debut album Montevallo, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays (George Orwell)

Essays, by George Orwell This book is nearly 1400 pages long and contains a variety of essays collected over the career of George Orwell, including book reviews, political editorials, and various miscellaneous writings, some of which are fragmentary.  Whether or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays One

Essays One, by Lydia Davis There is always something intriguing about reading the essays of someone whose other works one is entirely unfamiliar with.  Since one comes in with no expectations, one is free to examine the author’s small works … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays (Francis Bacon)

Essays, by Francis Bacon As a frequent writer of essays I also enjoy reading the essays of others.  Indeed, this book and the approach that Francis Bacon takes in his essays is not so different from my own blogs.  Whether … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blogging For Writers

Blogging For Writers:  How Authors & Writers Build Successful Blogs, by Robin Houghton I have to admit that this book somewhat disappointed me.  To be fair, I have been blogging for a long time, since the mid 2000’s, and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clear Blogging

Clear Blogging:  How People Blogging Are Changing The World And How You Can Join Them, by Bob Walsh Reading this book is a fascinating look at the ancient history of blogging in 2007, at which time I was already working … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blogging For Dummies

Blogging For Dummies, by Amy Lupold Bair Being in general very fond of the Dummies series [1], it is little surprise that I would want to read about an activity I am involved with on a regular basis.  This book … Continue reading

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Paths To Explore

As a writer it can be an enjoyable experience to examine ways that one can possibly expand one’s creativity into different areas.  Over the past few days, as a result of reading and some correspondence, there are some ideas that … Continue reading

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