According to the YouTube page, this 1m45s film is the only known footage of southern author Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). It was taken in 1909 at Stormfield, Connecticut.
Wade, of wadeonbirmingham.com fame, has posted an insightful interview with Birmingham author Kim Sunée. She’s making the rounds promoting her new book Trail of Crumbs. It’s worth a look. Plus, Wade went the extra step and rounded up links to mp3 files and other stories about Sunée.
I am always surprised when the “Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction” winner is announced. It’s always a pretty big-name author with a pretty awful excerpt. I can’t believe some of these analogies and descriptions make it through. This year’s is REALLY bad. Continue reading “Bad sex” award announced