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Prologue to (copyrighted, completed) novel (easily adapted to indie film):

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” meets “Mommie Dearest” in Memphis, New York, Athens, and London

Alexandra is the female David Copperfield. 162 altre parole


If you’re a newcomer to historical fiction, Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels are a salient entry way to the genre. So far, three novels have been released in this series, with a fourth (and final) entry making its way this September. 94 altre parole

What Wise Man Told Me

This afternoon, I had a gig in a music venue called ‘Fiddler’s Elbow” in Chalk Farm, London.

After my stage, I had a conversation with a man who had watched my performance… 505 altre parole


Stone Rider By David Hofmeyr - just go buy it right now.  Seriously. 

If you enjoy post apocalyptic settings and characters with grit and heart, you need to get this book right now. It blew my mind. This was a mix of True Grit and Mad Max, and I found it so compelling that I already bought a copy for the classroom library at the full hardback price. 525 altre parole

Sweet Dreams

You and Me and Him By Kris Dinnison introduced me to one of my favorite YA protagonists of 2015

If you are or have ever been on the outside of the popular crowd for any reason (and felt justifiably superior for being on the outside), you will probably really adore this witty little take on love, confidence, and friendship. 486 altre parole

Sweet Dreams

Richard Linklater's Boyhood, And Ours

There are many ways of coming to realize you are turning into a sentimental fool in your old age. One of them is to find tears in your eyes when you listen to a ‘sappy song’ on a cinematic… 491 altre parole


Middlemarch: Prelude

This segment is 1.3 pages long, unusually brief for anything by Eliot. However, her initial canvas is large: she defines human beings as a “mysterious mixture,” and history as humans + ”the varying experiments of Time.” 244 altre parole