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Famous First Lines

What’s Yours and What’s Your Favorite? The Writer Magazine has an article in their May issue – 34 of the Most Memorable First Lines in Literature. Some I agree with. Some I wouldn’t put in my top 1000 – thank goodness … Continue reading

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Kate Chopin & the ‘Cadian Ball

“Alcée reached the ball very late, of course—too late for the chicken gumbo which had been served at midnight.” – ‘Cadian Ball, Kate Chopin, 1892     ‘Cadian Ball by Kate Chopin  is so packed with information it takes a few readings … Continue reading

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