Lord Byron is considered one of the greatest English poets. He established his popularity and legacy with long narrative works like Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Several of his shorter more melodic poems also remain loved, such as “She Walks in Beauty,” “My Soul is Dark,” and “The Eve of Waterloo.” Considering his genius and wildly interesting life, it’s no wonder he’s left behind so many witticisms and profound quotes. Here is a selected forty for your pleasure. Read on for 40 quotes from Lord Byron.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning were the literary power couple of the Victorian era, and their love story was just as entertaining as their poetry.
One of my favorite things to do is to dig into the English annals and discover really weird stories. I’ve covered some strange and deranged stories on this blog, from Lady Caroline Lamb sending her bloody pubes to Lord Byron to one of life’s most baffling questions—was Jack the Ripper a woman? This month I... Continue Reading →
Whew, it's been a busy day! Two stories have emerged from the dusty confines of my Word Documents and found spots in magazines! The first story is "Our Dance," which was previously published in Scarlet Leaf Review, has found a second home in The Magazine of History & Fiction. This wonderful magazine gives voice to historical... Continue Reading →
Happy New Year, readers! Quite a bit has already happened since the start of 2019. For one, a publication! What better way to ring in the new year than a story from yours truly? "Do You Hear the Coffin Bell?" was published in the January 2019 issue of The Blotter Magazine, "The South's free, unique,... Continue Reading →
My last publication of 2018! "I'd Rather Lose My Head," a story about Anne Boleyn at the start of King Henry VIII's courtship, was published in the first issue of the Magazine of History & Fiction. The Magazine of History & Fiction is one of the few magazines dedicated to historical fiction. It describes itself... Continue Reading →
Sorry for the long silence! Life has been busy with two of my cousins getting married in the last month, a few concerts, and designing my she-shed. Side note: I finally get my own study! Complete with a large writing desk, bookshelves, and old maps. It's still in the process, but I'll share pictures when... Continue Reading →
I'm proud to say "Our Dance," a dark love story, appeared in the August 2018 issue of Scarlet Leaf Review. It has taken two years to find a home for this story, which has always remained close to my heart, and I can't believe I finally have the opportunity to share it with readers. Scarlet Leaf... Continue Reading →
My final day in Ireland was one of sadness. I would be leaving the airport early the next morning, and I was not yet ready to leave this country of emerald green fields. It was as if I had just arrived. I was starting to get into the groove of the cities without skyscrapers. I... Continue Reading →
Every writer suffers from periods of doubt. Voices whisper in the writer's ear asking questions that can't be brushed aside. Will my work standout? I know I'm a good writer, but will anyone else see that? Are my stories enough? These questions can cripple any aspiring writer before the pen touches the page. Why should... Continue Reading →