Tag: Edgar Allan Poe

Haunting Characters

I’ve been in the middle of writing a book or a story and suddenly I find that one of my characters has gone off on a tangent.

Are you listening?

To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well. American captain, jurist, politician and 4th United States Secretary of State, John Marshall, was born on this day in 1755 (died 1835). In some ways, I have a strange Richmond connection to John Marshall. In high school, we stayed …

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