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Nathaniel Hawthorne & the Slavery Issue

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Nathaniel Hawthorne is well-known for his Puritan novels (such as The Scarlet Letter) and short stories.

However, the slavery debate was alive and well in his lifetime too.

He took issue with both sides of the debate in his short story The Maypole of Merry Mount.

Read more of my analysis here.

A Mullica Dialogue II | Quazen

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A Mullica Dialogue Ii | Quazen.

If you enjoyed  Squirrel’s first conversation, wait until you hear him get himself into trouble with Tom.

Here’s a snippet:

Tom: Now, Squirrel, you know that’s not your weekend territory. You might better not let your ma catch you round there neither.
Squirrel: I know. I know. It’s just I followed this girl there one day.
Tom: From where?
Squirrel: From her house, of course.

Read more: http://robin-harkey-dixon.quazen.com/recreation/outdoors/a-mullica-dialogue-ii/#ixzz23voukHj5

A Mullica Dialogue | Quazen

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A Mullica Dialogue | Quazen.

Ready for some fun with play on words dialogue? Then check this one out.

Here’s a sample:

Squirrel: Hey, man. Did you drive with the windows down again?

Mudflap: Huh? Why you say that?

Squirrel: Cause your flaps are muddy! (laughs)

Mudflap: Oh, nah. Wife had me sleeping with the pigs last night.

Squirrel: Again!? That’s the third time this week. What you do this time?

Read more: http://robin-harkey-dixon.quazen.com/recreation/outdoors/a-mullica-dialogue/#ixzz23vo0kEVe

Taking it All In…

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I get the email/call/etc. I’ve been both waiting for and dreading – “I’ve finished reading your manuscript and…”

How do I react? What do I do now?

Read more in my latest update on My Journey to Publication page.