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Lessons from John Gardner

Last week when I was at the Baltimore Book Festival browsing through the titles at Daedelus Books’ tent, I came across new copy of an old favorite book about writing, John Gardner’s The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for … Continue reading

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Words of Love

Does this work for you: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?Thou are more lovely and more temperateRough winds do shake the darling buds of May,And Summer’s lease hath all too short a date: How about this: How do … Continue reading

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More Fear of Strangers

I recently found these videos on YouTube of my favorite bar band of all time, Fear of Strangers.  Back in the late seventies and early eighties there was a very vibrant arts scene in Albany on and around Lark Street, … Continue reading

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