Tag: Roald Dahl

That’s nonsense

  “A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men.” – Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator   British novelist, poet, and screenwriter, Roald Dahl, was born on this day in 1916 (died 1990). I need to put more Roald Dahl on my reading list…in my free time. And, I could definitely …

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You voted it here first

On this date in 1619 the House of Burgesses convened for the first time in Jamestown, Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly continues that legacy today as the “oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.” In case you’re counting, that’s a full two years before the “first” Thanksgiving in that other place. I digress. Let’s talk about writing. …

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