Tagged: Orson Scott Card

Hangin’ Out With All-Time Bestselling Authors

Drew hangs out with all-time bestselling authors on a YA recommended reading list.  Okay, it’s not a Hugo Award and it didn’t land me on Oprah but sometimes a relevant People’s Choice Award is even better.  After recently being voted a Top...

Orson Scott Card’s Weasel

Another piece of prose from Orson Scott Card’s Seventh Son: Although the Seventh Son did not rank among one of my favorite books of all time, there were several places in the book where his really down to earth, organic,...

Lawyer Joke of the Day

I’ve heard my fair share of lawyer jokes in my life.  Most of the time, I don’t think they are very funny because they either demonstrate a failure to understand the legal system or more likely … they demonstrate a...

Sweet Talk

“You talk so sweet I bet you have to suck on salt for half and hour to get the taste of sugar out of your mouth.” In “Seventh Son,” there are several places where dialogue typical of the eighteenth/nineteenth century...

Prose – Orson Scott Card

“When you make one basket, it can never be more than one basket.  But when you say words.  They can be repeated over and over, and fill men’s hearts a thousand miles from where you first spoke them.  Words can...