Category On Fiction
I have returned, and I have come to share the article I have published in Darling Magazine, “A Lesson from Jo March,” concerning the heroine of Little Women. If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae.
Here is my published piece from Darling Magazine, “A Lesson From Scarlett O’Hara.” I illustrate the memorable confidence with which we, like Scarlett, must adorn ourselves… and frankly, my dear, I do give a damn, and you should too. Follow me on Twitter @misscocomae for more literary goodies of greatness.
“The secret of it all, is to write in the gush, the throb, the flood, of the moment… by writing at the instant the very heartbeat of life is caught.” – Walt Whitman If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae
This morning, Darling Magazine published my piece, “A Lesson from Elizabeth Bennet,” in which I explore the ideals of love and relationships in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice through a modern woman’s perspective. Take a read… http://darlingmagazine.org/a-lesson-from-elizabeth-bennet/ If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae
“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae
After a recent chain of events, I have come to the realization that we can no longer use the words real and true interchangeably. What is real may indeed have happened, but what is true is only what happens in the way that we remember. Say, perhaps, you spent your morning walking to the corner […]
“As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says ‘you are nothing’, I will be a writer.” – Hunter S. Thompson If you’re […]
“There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” – Oscar Wilde If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae
“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” – Ernest Hemingway If you’re the following kind, follow me on Twitter @misscocomae
In a Character Studies post from July 2012, writer Stephanie LaCava explores Hemingway’s Lady Brett Ashley, the “damned good-looking” heroine of The Sun Also Rises. LaCava is convincing in her theory that a hearty “damned good-looking” is a far greater compliment than beautiful—coming from Hemingway, at least—but where does this put Hemingway’s description of beautiful […]