Do you Want to Start #Writing Like #Steinbeck?

  This week marks the 75th anniversary of the the film release of Grapes of Wrath so I thought it was appropriate to re-purpose this post. If you want to start writing like Steinbeck, then take a look at some of the things he found important and include them in your writing.  “Learn from the best” John […]

Can We Compare Steinbeck’s East of Eden to Breaking Bad?

Trailer of Steinbeck’s East Of Eden “I remember my childhood names for grasses and secret flowers. I remember where a toad may live and what time the birds awaken in the summer — and what trees and seasons smelled like — how people looked and walked and smelled even. The memory of odors is very […]

#Muse Media: The Past and #John Steinbeck

 Muse Media Muse Media looks for our muse by mixing prose with other media, in this case by looking at the past with John Steinbeck.  The Woody Guthrie video ‘Talking Dust Bowl Blues’ is quintessential Guthrie. * “How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?”  John Steinbeck from “Grapes […]