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4 Mini Reviews

The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison **** A very disturbing memoir about an incestuous relationship between a father and a daughter. In spite of this disturbing premise, this book is beautiful written an neither sensationalizes nor descends into a superficial rant … Continue reading

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My Invisible Fall

Thirty years ago this fall I was unemployed and completely broke after having graduated from college into the worst job market since the Great Depression (until the last few years).  I was forced to take a break from pounding sending … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #1

“I shook the hand of the American dream and it has a strong grip.” – Rick Santorum Don’t do that. It’s metaphorical gibberish and vaguely creepy.  For maximum clarity and creepiness try something a little more direct like this : … Continue reading

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