Monthly Archives: June 2012

Review: TAMPA BURN by Randy Wayne White

Tampa Burn by Randy Wayne White My rating: 3 of 5 stars Randy Wayne White’s thriller series is excellent entertainment. Set in and around the Gulf Coast of Florida, these books star semi-retired government assassin turned marine biologist Doc Ford … Continue reading

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Everybody Is Somebody’s Abby

At the recent Alumni Fest celebrating our school’s 50th year, I saw a lot of former students and colleagues, and a lot of smiles and hugs. One moment though will stick with me for a long time. I ran into … Continue reading

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Review: SAILOR TWAIN, OR THE MERMAID IN THE HUDSON by Mark Siegel

A steamboat captain named Twain who moonlights as a writer? I’m in! But guess what? It’s not Mark Twain. The hero of Mark Siegel’s graphic novel Sailor Twain: Or: The Mermaid in the Hudson is Elijah Twain, writer and steamboat … Continue reading

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Review: THE PARIS WIFE by Paula McLain

The Paris Wife is Paula McLain’s beautifully written nonfiction novel told by Hadley Richardson, the first wife of Ernest Hemingway. Set in 1920s Paris, Hadley’s story gives readers a deeply imagined version of the American expatriate scene and its most … Continue reading

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Our Creative Writing Class

Some questions about our Creative Writing class have come my way in the past few days from a few different people. Although I responded to those folks by email, I thought I’d offer this as a blog post too with … Continue reading

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