Category: Stories

Saturday Show #19: Ernest Hemingway and J.D. Salinger

In episode 19 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank ponders whether Ernest Hemingway was a sexist and a racist. Also, too, what have post-modernism, MFA degrees, and professional writing workshops done to our literature? Ernest Hemingway didn’t have a degree in...

/ 12 May 2013

Science and Faith in Art – Perfect Together!

As a way to break the ice, or just FYI: Stories should have meaning. Stories should have importance. Stories should MOVE the reader and, at the very least, make her/him think about an important issue in a new way. *...

/ 26 March 2013

Saturday Show #9: The Moment of Victory by O. Henry

AMBITION. Where does it begin and where does it end? Have you ever had an experience that fueled your ambition for years to come? What was it and how did it end up? These themes and MORE in “The Moment...

/ 21 November 2012

Saturday Show #7: The Church with an Overshot Wheel by O. Henry

Who was O. Henry? William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry’s short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist...

/ 6 August 2012

Saturday Show #5: Joseph Conrad, The Informer, and Secret Societies

What can we learn about secret societies from the works of Joseph Conrad? Tune in to Saturday Show #5 to find out! SHOW NOTES: Joseph Conrad Wikipedia Page Freemasons

/ 9 June 2012

This Week in Literary Links #5

Kindle Fire May Finally Face Threat from NOOK Tablet Review–SALUKI MAROONED WHIRLIGIG Alum Jeff Somers Pens an Essay NoNoEdMo WHIRLIGIG Fan Karl Wenclas Mentions The Standard Authors Turn to Snail Mail to Reach Fans Publishers Should Experiment with E-Book Lending...

/ 23 March 2012

Have You Changed? (A Mini-Rant)

Have you changed? Most people don’t. Most people, if you knew them a decade ago and then left and came back, those people would be exactly the same. It’s weird. I’ve done that, actually, a few times over the past...

/ 1 March 2012

This Week in Literary Links #1

Author Raises $1 Million to Self-Publish Pottermore: What’s Going On? Barnes & Noble 3rd Quarter Results Not Looking Too Hot KDP Select Free Experiment CreateSpace File Uploading Now More Streamlined Kindle for Android, Reading Apps, & Good E-Reader Official Kindle...

/ 24 February 2012