The e-single

The digital revolution is not only here to stay in publishing, but it’s bringing about new literary forms, such as the e-single.             (Don’t take this photo literally – tongue should be firmly in cheek) PaidContent Visit my website here, and my FB Fan page here.

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Common Core Nonfiction Reading Standards Mark The End Of Literature, English Teachers Say/HuffPo

This, to my mind, is socially dangerous. At the least, reading well written fiction can help users of the more linear non-fiction, such as specifications, legal briefs, and technical manuals. At the greatest, we humans have the need for story, to engage in alternate realities, in reliving the might-have-beens of history. Without fiction, we will […]

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Primitive Peace within a World at War

Lost in Shangri-La, by Mitchell Zuckoff   image via layersofthought.net Mitchell Zuckoff has unearthed a compelling story of a lost world amid the global conflagration of WWII. Under his hand, however, the story’s facts aren’t given their just deserts. Here’s the story, writ small: A group of American army types stationed in New Guinea as […]

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