Have you read The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner? If you’re still at the beginning and thinking of quitting, my recommendation is to bear with it! I know you’re probably wondering what in the world is going on! All will be clear, in a murky, foggy sort of way, before the novel ends. The true value of the book is in exploring the characters and the situation they’ve been born into. Forget about linear thinking – you won’t find a lot of that within this book. [Read more…]
Blogging is hot. So hot that hundreds of writers with websites have blogs. Many of these websites are nothing more than a blog, and others link to their blogs which are elsewhere on the site. Chances are, if you’re a writer, you either have a blog or have considered creating one. Either way you’ll find that Lorelle Van Fossen is an expert blogger who can help anyone wanting to blog. [Read more…]
A few personal observations about a book, Education and the Significance of Life by J. Krishamurti.
I recently finished reading Travels With Charley – In Search of America, by John Steinbeck. Though I’d read many of his novels and short stories, this was the first time I’d read any non-fiction by him, and I was pleasantly impressed with his humor and easy-to-read, friendly writing style.