Gimbling in the Wabe – A Story Unto Themselves

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Over the last few years I’ve been writing the “Literary Birthday” blurbs that appear Monday through Friday on the LitStack sidebar; just a tiny life synopsis about a writer whose birthday occurs on that particular day of the year.  It’s been fun researching not only famous authors, poets, playwrights and journalists, but also writers that [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – In Honor of Maya Angelou

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I consider myself to be fairly well read.  At the very least, I read a lot, and I try to read some works that are considered important, or classic, or even popular, not necessarily because they capture my interest but because experience (and educational English classes) have shown me that if works have lasted through [….]

Miss Peregrine’s Home in Miniature

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                  We love this post from USA Today. The wife of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs, set out to make his birthday incredible. To celebrate, she commissioned an exact minature replica of Miss Peregrine’s home. An author herself, Tahereh Mafi, had architectural model maker Michael [….]