On a wide open plain, two exhausted figures, hands cl...
July 31, 2014
Writing is only one of the things that I do. Before you can write about something research comes in the form of reading. Reading lots.
I've read books that got me out of my cultural environment to visit other cultures and Nations and found out about their victories, suffering and near extinction.
Books like "The Shadow that Scares Me", by Dick Gregory, "Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl, "Say You're One of Them" by Uwem Akpan, "The Great Hunger" by Cecil Woodham-Smith somehow sounded familiar but, in a different setting. When "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" by Dee Brown came out, I must have broken a couple of chairs while reading it. Ha ha.
Young people, don't say I'm bored, find a book and go on an adventure. More later,