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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 3 and 4

— 4.3 — Hotspur, the Earl of Worcester, the Earl of Douglas, and Sir Richard Vernon debated battle tactics in the rebel camp near Shrewsbury. “Let’s fight tonight,” Hotspur said. “No,” Worcester said. “That’s a bad idea.” Douglas said, “If we … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 2, Scene 1

— 2.1 — A carrier — a transporter of goods — carrying a lantern entered the yard of an inn on the London-Canterbury Road and said, “Heigh-ho! If it isn’t four in the morning, I’ll be hanged. The Big Dipper … Continue reading

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The Coolest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes

Alcohol At one time, newspaper reporters used to drink — a lot. During one drinking session, Paul Galloway, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, became perturbed — make that very perturbed — about something that editor Jim Hoge had perpetrated. Mr. … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Activism Norman Mailer was an activist, … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Activism Gay and lesbian activists sometimes … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Advertising  While working as an advertising writer for … Continue reading

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Cupcakes are Not a Diet Food

While on a Caribbean Cruise and after numerous bottles of Moscato wine and several trips to the all-you-can-eat dessert bar, four sisters decided to write a book about their love affair with food and their experiences with diet disasters. With … Continue reading

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Saving Angel: Book 2 of the Starting Over Trilogy

Angel Perez had a second chance at a new beginning. After the death of her Aunt Rosie, Angel followed the instructions of her aunt and packed up only a few of her belongings and headed to Florida. After moving into … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew: A Retelling in Prose

This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that … Continue reading

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