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Forum: Board Games 11-11-2015, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Classiclitfan
Cleaning

Cleaning
Forum: Non-Fiction 11-11-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Classiclitfan
American Pharoah: An Appreciation

Hello fellow writers,

To give a bit of background, I love Thoroughbred racing, and it has been a year to remember with American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown.

I have composed a tribute to...
Forum: The Library 11-10-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 290,414
Posted By Classiclitfan
The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck. I...

The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck. I am about one-third of the way through the novel and it is good. Steinbeck was a master at writing about society and people as individuals, and...
Forum: Non-Fiction 06-14-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By Classiclitfan
Thanks for posting both videos, Shelly :)

Thanks for posting both videos, Shelly :)
Forum: Non-Fiction 06-14-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By Classiclitfan
I'm glad you did, escorial. Thanks for the kind...

I'm glad you did, escorial. Thanks for the kind words. :)
Forum: Introductions 06-14-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Classiclitfan
I'm from L.A.

I'm from L.A.
Forum: Introductions 06-14-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Classiclitfan
Thank you all for welcoming me. Error69, I have...

Thank you all for welcoming me. Error69, I have not read Heller yet, but I have read some Hemingway. Loved Old Man and the Sea, but was not keen on The Sun Also Rises.
Forum: Introductions 06-12-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Classiclitfan
Really the American classics. I am a Steinbeck...

Really the American classics. I am a Steinbeck fan, as well as Fitzgerald. I do like some British lit, as well, like from Orwell. So, you could also say I like 20th century classic literature.
Forum: Non-Fiction 06-11-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By Classiclitfan
Thanks, Shelly. That is true about the enlarged...

Thanks, Shelly. That is true about the enlarged heart, but he was still one in a million.
Forum: Non-Fiction 06-11-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By Classiclitfan
Secretariat's Defining Moment: 40 Years Later

Before the start of my piece, I'll just give you some background. Yours truly is a big fan of Thoroughbred horse racing, and this past Sunday marked the 40th Anniversary of the great Secretariat...
Forum: The Library 06-11-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 27,556
Posted By Classiclitfan
My favorite two are John Steinbeck and Mario...

My favorite two are John Steinbeck and Mario Puzo. Steinbeck really knows how to write about the common man. In Dubious Battle is probably my favorite book of his. Puzo is just a good storyteller,...
Forum: The Library 06-11-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,489
Posted By Classiclitfan
I have been a fan of reading since childhood. As...

I have been a fan of reading since childhood. As far as actual writing, it may have been when I first started reading works by John Steinbeck. We had to read American fiction in my junior year of...
Forum: The Library 06-11-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,898
Posted By Classiclitfan
When it comes to non-fiction, I am a fan of...

When it comes to non-fiction, I am a fan of biographies. I just read a book about the racehorse John Henry recently that was great stuff. Also, I like reading biographies on musicians, movie stars,...
Forum: The Library 06-11-2013, 05:01 PM
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Views: 290,414
Posted By Classiclitfan
Right now I am reading The Outsiders.

Right now I am reading The Outsiders.
Forum: Introductions 06-11-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Classiclitfan
Hello From Southern California

Hi there everybody,

I'm a fan of reading, especially classic literature, and have always been interested in writing. I came across the Writer's Beat, and decided to join. I look forward to...
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