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Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog: On Writers and Writing

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In Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog, award-winning author Louis D. Rubin, Jr., discusses writing and writers based on his own experience as a writer, editor, teacher, and publisher. Only ten years old when he wrote his first article for publication and eighty-one when he completed the preface to this book, Rubin skillfully incorporates more than seventy years of kno ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by University of Missouri (first published October 2005)
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Melissa Hazelwood
Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
An insightful book, that teaches you some of the things that are necessary for you to become a better writer...the unconstant moose tells the tale of writer's block and what it means to create or be creative...every chapter is filled with insightful nuance and advice on how to do the work...
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An engaging collection of essays on everything from writing to boxing and the state of the publishing industry.
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Louis Decimus Rubin Jr. was born into a Jewish family in Charleston, South Carolina, on November 19, 1923. He studied for two years at the College of Charleston, served in the Army during World War II (1939–1945), and earned a BA in history at the University of Richmond.

Louis D. Rubin is a writer, editor, publisher, educator, and literary critic, and perhaps the person most responsible for the em
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