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Poe's Raven, My Creepy Hummingbird

January 9, 2016 It was recently on a dreary afternoon in the bleak of winter...Read More...

Memories out of Season

Sunday afternoon reading to rain

October 25, 2015 Lazy afternoon, sprawled on my bed with book and window open,...Read More...

On Books and Reading

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

May 19, 2015 Reading Dickens' unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Hurrying to see how it...Read More...

Writers Journal

Why We Write

December 12, 2015 "It is a delicious thing to write, to be no longer yourself...Read More...

WordFest News

February WordFest offers stories about the writing life

February WordFest offers stories about the writing life Last July, Ellen Urbani visited WordFest to discuss her novel, Landfall, about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. In August, she officially launched the book...Read More

Latest Book Review

The Witches, Salem 1692

In 1692 the Massachusetts Bay Colony executed fourteen women, five men, and two dogs for witchcraft. So begins Stacy Schiff’s account of the Salem witchcraft...Read More...

Book Chat Update

January 2016 - A Chat with Playwright Caroline Wood

January 2016 - A Chat with Playwright Caroline Wood Book Chat host Alan Rose  talks with  playwright Caroline Wood and the cast of her play...Read More