Tag: frank marcopolos
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A modernish fairy tale? What is the traditional role of the fairy tale in human life? According to Robert Bly, “The knowledge of how to build a nest in a … Read More »
The Austin Writing Workshop discusses a short story by the legendary David Foster Wallace and a member story. Wine flowed, food was consumed, and good times were had by all. Also, too: writing techniques … Read More »
I looked at my Gmail this morning and saw this subject in my Inbox: “[Kirkus Indie] Your review is ready to download.” I felt a nervous pang-flash in my chest, and my heart rate increased. I didn’t want to open it, but I also DID, really bad. I ignored it for 5 seconds, then swallowed … Read More »
The Austin Writing Workshop is led by a former professor of literature and philosophy at Texas State University. The group meets more-or-less weekly in Austin, Texas to improve members’ writing, drink wine, and eat … Read More »
What can we do with humor in literature? Listen to this episode of Saturday Show as the Austin Writing Workshop discusses the finer points of comedic writing and much, much more.
0:00 Introduction to Podcast
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Key Quotes from the Game and Post-Game:
Matt Gilliland: Jeff Riggenbach is the voice of my interior monologue.
Frank Marcopolos: I don’t have any kids, but each one of these stories should be considered a child of mine.
Mike Reid: Does ANYone live within 1,000 miles of me?
Jeff Riggenbach: I’m older than dirt.
Tracy Lawson: This vanilla vodka is … Read More »
This episode of the podcast features a performance of the short story “Cat in the Rain” by Ernest Hemingway. Also, a discussion of literary techniques follows by the Austin Writing Workshop, wherein Hemingway’s style … Read More »
A performance by Frank Marcopolos of the short story “Cat in the Rain” by Ernest Hemingway. From Wikipedia: “Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist. His economical and … Read More »
As you might expect, this episode opens with a discussion of Pyrrhonean Skepticism and its ancient Greek opponent, Dogmatism. The group discusses the parallels between that dynamic and the current dynamic between Modenism and Postmodernism. We then … Read More »
Moving Beyond Ayn Rand: Why Postmodernism is the Most Effective Literary Genre for Advancing Libertarian Ideas
NOTE: This essay appears as a part of my new collection of 10 stories and 2 essays entitled INFINITE ENDING, now available.
Within the vast expanse of literature that has been produced over the past few decades and which can be characterized as postmodern, readers find a wide range of ideas that can come into … Read More »