“I like to fish, I like to drink a little bit, I like women and I just like having a good fun time,” says Dave Hemingway (no relation to Ernest).
Larry Watson received his BA and MA from the University of North Dakota and his PhD in creative writing at the University
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The truth of the matter is that I am having a Rimbaud moment. My torrid affair with South Florida has been reduced to a surreal feeling of guilt. I have been living in a selfish world where the Gulf of Mexico meets real estate meets tourism in an unholy confluence of greed.
It is easy to see how writers like Mailer, Hemingway and Plimpton (who all boxed), Isak Dinesen (who hunted game), Gloria
Ernest Hemingway's great war novel, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), which was made into a blockbuster Academy Award-winning film with the same title (1943), contains one of American literature's most celebrated creations in its protagonist Robert Jordan.
The Great American Depression was a time when real people were losing real jobs and real homes, but it was also the "Golden
Influenced by the works of John Dos Passos, Luc Sante's Low Life, Jack Black's You Can't Win and Hemingway's For Sale Baby Shoes Never Worn, the multi-faceted author Liz Goldwyn was inspired by literature that "blurred the lines between fact and fiction."
At the age of puberty, the writer discovers the great poets, chief among them Bob Dylan, and she gets a taste of the rebellious, majestic, and meteoric power of words.
You've long known your word processor's spell and grammar checker offered only so much help. Likewise, the newer, heavily-hyped writing tools also remain inadequate to proofread your writing. No tool can completely "fix" your writing and none advertises perfection.