Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
Tag Archives: literature
The Book Marketing Adventure Continues
The book marketing adventure continues with All Ways A Woman. Lynn and I learn something new with each Reading and Conversation we do, either about ourselves or about our material. We’ve learned how different audiences can be and how to … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Creativity, Inspiration, poetry, Reading, Writing Tagged Book, Book - All Ways A Woman, Book marketing ideas, Book of Poetry and Art, literature, marketing your book 2 Comments
Do the words have new meaning?
Have you noticed, as we grow in life’s experiences, we often extract different meanings from a piece of literature or poetry when we revisit it? We may make new discoveries about the characters or life or both. Remember, back in … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, poetry, Reading Tagged beach, John Masefield, layers of meaning, literature, ocean, poetry, reading, reading poetry, reading poetry aloud, sailing, sea, Sea Fever, seaman, tall ships 7 Comments
Does “The Open Window” by Saki still deliver?
We know a short story has a challenge: to deliver dramatic impact in a few pages. Even with that limitation, a good one stirs our emotions and continues to resonate long after we finish the last line. Have you read … Continue reading
Posted in Reading, short story Tagged fiction, h h munro pen name, H.H. Munro, irony, literature, Saki, short story, The Open Window by Saki 4 Comments
“A Little Trick of Laughing”
In the 1920’s and 30’s, overly sentimental poems with subjects like Mother, Love, Friendship, and Encouragement were popular. Copies of these poems were often put into small picture frames and hung in people’s homes. I suppose the best way to … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, poetry, Reading, Writing Tagged books, Encouragement, friendship, humor, inspiration, Laughter, literature, Love, Mark Twain, Mother, nostalgia, poetry, Richard Gersti, Tom Sawyer 13 Comments