Writing Prompt 13: Book that inspires me

Day 13: Writers from Stephen King to William Faulkner have stressed the connection between being a good reader and being a good writer.  Spend a few moments writing about a book that inspires you. Because I could easily write 50 pages about books that inspire me, I’m going to set a timer and stick to…Read more Writing Prompt 13: Book that inspires me

The beauty of Victor Hugo (pt. 10)

In this final section of the book, the lovers are married, Marius discovered who saved his life, and a wonderful, good, gentle soul enters Heaven. There are things we should not attempt to paint; the sun is among them. (p. 1343) We are pitiless toward happy lovers; we stay there when they have the greatest…Read more The beauty of Victor Hugo (pt. 10)

The beauty of Victor Hugo (pt. 9)

In this part of the story, the Friends of the ABC Cafè are killed, Marius is saved, and Javert commits suicide. It sometimes happens that, even against principles, even against liberty, equality, and fraternity, even against universal suffrage, even against the government of all by all, from the depths of its anguish, of its discouragements, its privations, its…Read more The beauty of Victor Hugo (pt. 9)