New book review tomorrow. Sorry for the lack of posts again.
“I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” ~ Elmore Leonard
[NEE] adj. born (placed after the name of a married woman to introduce her maiden name) Example Sentences: Rates vary depending on how many people and how big of a cottage you nee. Janice Locke nee Dolohov was the mother of four children.
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” ~ George R. R. Martin
“Well bred vampires never spill a drop of blood. They don’t let blood drip out of their mouths or run down their chins or get on their clothes. Never. That is why they are so upset when they cry blood tears. The majority of vampires are very neat and merciful feeders who gently embrace their victims and guide them into a swoon as they drink the blood. You would not believe the laughter in this house when vampires come to watch True Blood on HBO. They think it’s hilarious.” ~ Anne Rice
The Prince was written by Niccolò Machiavelli. It was written for Medici, the prince of Florence at the time. The time period was the Renaissance, but has many applications to politics today. He wrote it as a practical guide to ruling, specifically ruling principalities. It is not particularly theoretical or abstract; its prose is simple and… Continue reading The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
This is Anne Rice Skyping with the students of St. Gertrude High School in Richmond, VA. She discusses how she develops plots for her novels.
Sorry for the lack of posts, lately. Life has been busy the last few weeks. I promise that there will be a post tomorrow.
There will be a new book review up tomorrow. I’ll also have the Word of the Week up on Wednesday.