Tag Archives: Gone with the Wind

The agony (and the ecstasy) of literary rejection

Ask any writer what the worst part of writing is, and you will get two answers: 1.) The dreaded writer’s block, and 2.) Getting rejected by publishers after spending weeks, months, even years on a manuscript. Granted, the rejection part comes after the actual writing, but it is an intrinsic, necessary part of the process, […]

Books evoke remembrance of things past

There are some books you read and forget; there are others that stay with you a lifetime. And there are those that still conjure up memories of the exact moment and circumstance in which you first read them. My initial idea for this post was to pay homage to Harper Lee, who passed away on […]