“The True Secret of Writing” and “Reading List”


Where the words come from. (Photo by George Cassidy Payne)

George Cassidy Payne

The true secret of writing-page0001

reading listReading List

From Faulkner

I learned perspective

From Kesey

I learned wildness

From Voltaire

I learned irony

From Heller

I learned paradox

 From Dostoyevsky

I learned patience

From Dickens

I learned mercy

From Orwell

I learned politics

 From Shakespeare

I learned rhyme

From Golding

I learned madness

From Hesse

I learned dignity

From Twain

I learned truth

From Sophocles

I learned humility

From Steinbeck

I learned separation


Pruitt breaks new ground with “The Pennant Races in Rhyming Couplets.” Keeps eyes on the Talker baseball prediction prize.

Says who you can’t get rich being a writer.