Month: March 2016

The Joy and Hilarity of Students Who Google Essay Questions About Literature


Over the past few years, I’ve written hundreds of essays about creative works.  Some of those works are parts of the canon, while others are merely cool pieces published in random literary journals that caught my eye for whatever reason.  It is a great honor that writers value Great Writers Steal as a resource.  My original intent was to isolate elements of writing craft to help creative writers improve the work.  Along the way, of course, I’ve done an awful lot of literary analysis that is helpful to students who need to write essays in response to their teachers’ questions about literature. Continue Reading


The Great Writers Steal Podcast: Margo Orlando Littell, Author of Each Vagabond By Name


Why not visit Ms. Littell’s web site?

Find out more about Each Vagabond By Name by visiting the web site of its publisher, the University of New Orleans Press:

Pre-order the book at Amazon.  (You won’t regret it!)

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Music: “BugaBlue,” Live At Blues Alley by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.

Thanks to Musopen and Paul Pitman for the public domain music:

Many thanks to the Library of Congress for these beautiful public domain images: