You want to be a writer, don’t know how or when?
Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.”
– Paul Simon
Singer and Songwriter,
who was born on this day 1941
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Poem of the Day:
Death of a Naturalist
-Seamus Heaney
(A recording of the late poet reading this work)
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
Nothing Gold Can Stay
by Ron Rash

ONLY $1.99!!!      [ Tweet this ]

From Ron Rash, PEN / Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, comes a new collection of unforgettable stories set in Appalachia that focuses on the lives of those haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear—spanning the Civil War to the present day. The darkness of Ron Rash’s work contrasts with its unexpected sensitivity and stark beauty in a manner that could only be accomplished by this master of the short story form. Nothing Gold Can Stay includes 14 stories, including Rash’s “The Trusty,” which first appeared in The New Yorker.


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The Wake Up Call – October 13, 2014