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The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.
The Elements of Style
by William Strunk Jr.
read in February, 2009
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There must be some structure to language. We must agree on some aspects of it, and creating rules and definitions around those mutual agreements helps to foster intelligibility throughout the language.

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Henry Fielding
“No one hath seen beauty in its highest lustre who hath never seen it in distress.”
Henry Fielding, Tom Jones

Friedrich Nietzsche
“I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Robert E. Howard
“Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet.”
Robert E. Howard, The Complete Chronicles of Conan

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“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.”
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The Little Ship (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 16, 2014 11:49AM
Description: A short poem in the classical vein with rhyme, meter, conceit, and logic turns.
Ada's Story (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
14 chapters   —   updated Jun 02, 2014 01:54PM
Description: An excerpt of my upcoming Late Victorian steampunk horror novel, wherein my admiration for the dark sea stories of Conrad and Melville meet upon a phantasmagorical theme after Bierce, Chambers, and M.R. James.
Sister, Mother, Sea (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
9 chapters   —   updated Jul 26, 2013 08:05PM
Description: A piece of Speculative Fiction influenced by JG Ballard's visceral, enclosing worlds. So far, this is the piece of fiction of which I feel the most proud.
The Alley (Horror)
7 chapters   —   updated Feb 23, 2013 12:55PM
Description: A short horror story after the style of Kipling.
François (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A short, silly piece.
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2012 Reading Challenge
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Keely has completed his goal of reading 90 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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