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It was 1936 and Antonio was enrolled at the Accademia Nazionale Di Arte Drammatica. He was twenty-two years old when he first met Rosa. She was the most beautiful girl he ever seen. One evening, after everyone retired, he accidentally walked in on Rosa rehearsing. He fell in love with her instantly. Antonio knew then …

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A Visit to Charles Bukowski’s Grave

I’m a huge fan of Bukowski, and an even bigger fan of his writing style - which was in the stream-of-consciousness vein, a la Hunter Thompson. Bukowski often said, “Don’t try,” and some would think he meant just let the words flow, don’t try to make sense of them. His wife, Linda, says it means …

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Even Stephen King Received Rejections

Horror writer, Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland Maine. He lived with his older brother David and his mother, Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King, who at the time was one of America’s first early-liberated women, but not by choice. King’s father left them when he was only two years old, leaving Stephen …

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