These 10 Writers Had the Most Intense Facial Hair

These 10 Writers Had the Most Intense Facial Hair

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If you are a man and you want to be a writer, you have two things you must do: 1. Write a book; and 2. Look more like Ernest Hemingway. That is the curriculum. When aged, experienced folks in the publishing industry ask young writers, “Have you read Hemingway,” they are really asking if you have fully embraced the possibility of facial hair. If you can grow a beard, have you tried growing his beard? If you cannot grow a beard like Hemingway’s, then that’s fine too. Your author photo will just be seriously lacking.   If you need inspiration on …

Long Lost Walt Whitman Novel Washed Up After 165 Years

Long Lost Walt Whitman Novel Washed Up After 165 Years

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On March 13th, 1852, when the Sunday Dispatch began to run a serialized story by Walt Whitman, nobody knew the completed version would take as long as 165 years to resurface. Besides his essential poetry collection “Leaves of Grass,” Walt Whitman is now also known as the author behind this 36,000-word story called the “Life and Adventures of Jack Engle.”   This serialized novel takes readers onto a journey through the viewpoint of an orphan as he encounters both good and evil. The larger-than-life creations are colorful and humorous like the vivacious characters you would meet in the typical Dickens novel. Much like …

10 Essential Poems You Can Read Online

10 Essential Poems You Can Read Online

The Internet is a great resource for readers because it offers so much reading material for free. Just click on each title on this list to view the poem! There are far more than ten great poems hanging around the Internet, of course, so we’ve tried to limit ourselves to the most essential and classic examples. Share your own favorites in the comments! “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” is grim, elegant, and rhythmic. It’s a perfect example of Dickinson’s style. The fact that this poem was published only after Dickinson …