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Shawn Shawn said: " Read it cover to cover - provided the road-map to tour me into my various musical interests and steer me away from wastes of time. Wonderful! "

 

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Gustave Flaubert
“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”
Gustave Flaubert

J.M. Barrie
“To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Hunter S. Thompson
“A word to the wise is infuriating. ”
Hunter S. Thompson

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.”
Kurt Vonnegut Jr., A Man Without a Country

Hunter S. Thompson
“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.”
Hunter S. Thompson

PROFESSOR DANIEL DUNN AT TWILIGHT (Children's Books)
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Description: a short piece I composed on finishing a full reread of Jay Williams DANNY DUNN, boy-scientist, juvenile book series.
review of THE COMPLETE TALES FROM THE CRYPT (Horror)
5 chapters   —   updated Sep 18, 2016 07:26AM
Description: *THIS IS A REVIEW - NOT FICTION* - My review of this enormous box-set was just too damn long to fit into the normal review slot - so I had to put it here!
Essay - 20 Greatest Horror Writers, rebuttal (Horror)
4 chapters   —   updated Apr 18, 2012 09:20PM
Description: This was posted in reply to a thread in the "Horror Aficionados" boards replying to a list from Mania.com (http://www.mania.com/top-20-greatest-horror-writers-alltime_article_113153.html). I did it off the top of my head over a few days, but liked it so much, I felt it shouldn't just fade away. So here it is. I've modified it only slightly WARNING - Not fiction, just some thoughts.
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