Category: Writing

Jun 28

A Woman Wrote Shakespeare

In Brief—The evidence points to Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, as being the true author of the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare despite the claims of other proponents. ————————————————————————————————————————————- ”Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” (Twelfth Night) Edward De Vere, Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, William Stanley and …

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Jan 18

This Blogger’s Thoughts and Words

In Brief—The author of the blog explains why he writes what he writes. If you disagree with what he has written, he tells you how you can let him know of your disagreement. He will then explain his view in a Comment or a private message. ——————————————————————————————————————————– It’s Not Pessimism, It’s Reality— “He’s nuttier than …

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Nov 02

From Bad to Worse…and Back

In Brief—A lump in a woman’s breast is about to change her life when, without warning, she watches helplessly as her favorite dog dies. A worry about her own health is suddenly complicated by an unexpected loss. Life is threatened by the entanglement of physical and emotional turmoil. —————————————————————————————————————————————-  A Life Goes Topsy-Turvy— Umm-m-m, a …

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Apr 07

Five Stars for Barry Eisler

In Brief—A recommendation that you read Barry Eisler’s blog, “the heart of the matter.” If you’re into thrillers, you might also want to read his novels.  “The heart of the matter”— According to information provided to me by the blog manager, few readers bother to read “Worth Checking Out.” It can easily be accessed by …

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Sep 19

A Writer’s Dilemma: Getting Noticed

Good Writing: Reaching the Readers Everybody wants to write a book. Most never do it, but many give it a try and manage to make it in the marketplace, whether through a traditional publisher or through self-publishing. Most books are awful, but some of those “penny dreadfuls” like the Fifty Shades erotic romance trilogy written …

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