Fidel Castro Versus Shakespeare – Who did it better?

In Henry 6 part 2, Jack Cade attempts to overthrow the crown by means of a peasant's revolt.  According to Che Guevara’s Guerilla Warfare manual, Jack Cade had two fundamental aspects on the conduct of revolutionary movement which should have secured a victory: popular forces and an active insurrection, though, Cade fails due to a … Continue reading Fidel Castro Versus Shakespeare – Who did it better?

The Genre Master: Auditory Horror in Anne Radcliffe’s Fiction

The Genre Master: Auditory Horror in Anne Radcliffe's Fiction Apparitions, or ghosts, or mysterious sounds and settings have long been associated with tales of haunted spaces through the centuries; through short stories, folklore and different mediums of delivering the narrative, the shape and form of these narratives have taken different shapes across cultures.  Author of … Continue reading The Genre Master: Auditory Horror in Anne Radcliffe’s Fiction

5 Toxic Habits I Have Quit to be Happier

I'm lazy. And I love life. I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the right things done so you never have to worry about the outcome of your career. You'll always find work to do. Plus, … Continue reading 5 Toxic Habits I Have Quit to be Happier

Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama

Think you can write over 1,400 works of #drama in your lifetime? This guy Lope De Vega managed to during the 1,500's. Born #OTD in 1562 he was an outstanding dramatist of the Spanish Golden Age, author of as many as 1,800 plays and several hundred shorter dramatic pieces, of which 431 plays and 50 … Continue reading Spanish Playwright Produces Over 1,400 Works of Drama

Tonight’s Poetry Friday

I made a #reading friend at work and she has supplied me with a few reads from local #southernillinois authors. Here, local writer and fellow #iraqwar Veteran shares poetry from 2012-2016. Thanks patti for fueling my thoughts. I think I'll return the favor🤗📖 #poetry #poetrycommunity #amreading #FridayReads #book #booklovers #BookWorm #POEMS #poetweet #poetryofinstagram #poemsporn #poemsofinstagram … Continue reading Tonight’s Poetry Friday

Book Sale This Weekend for #BooksGiving

We love our Library, do you? Marion Carnegie Library. Book Sale this weekend, beginning on Friday, and Saturday is #BooksGiving Day! They are located at 206 S Market St, Marion, Illinois.  Sale begins Friday November 22 at 9am and goes until Saturday at 4pm.  Check out their event page on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2642772699106959/