Posts Tagged: neal gabler

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: 21 Poems That Shaped America (Pt. 6): “To Elsie”

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Now the battle is joined. I will prosecute my part of it as a writer till the last dog dies…

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Word of the Day: Euonymous

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(adj.); having a well or suitable name From Dickens with his bitter Gradgrind to J. K. Rowling with her sour Voldemort, authors have long understood that names help establish character. —Neal Gabler, from “The Weird Science of Naming Things” A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet… wouldn’t it? Perhaps, or perhaps not. […]

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