Category archives for Literature

I’d? Issue 4, June 5/16

  I’d?… The newspaper for those who wonder about good & evil Issue 4: June 12, 2016 There’s a choice each of us needs to make To have control over our emotions or not to … I’d have already reached my full potential if I knew how I’d see both sides of the issues Appreciate […]

I’d? Issue 3 June 5/16

I’d?… The newspaper for those who wonder about good & evil Issue 3: June 5 , 2016 There’s a choice each of us needs to make To have control over our emotions or not to … I’d have already reached my full potential if I knew how I’d see both sides of the issues Appreciate […]

I’d? Issue 2, May 29/16

I’d?… The newspaper for those who wonder about good & evil and our place in this world Issue 2: May 29, 2016 There’s a choice each of us needs to make To have control over our emotions or not to … I’d have already reached my full potential if I knew how I’d see both […]

I’d Issue 1 May 22 2016

I’d?… The newspaper for those who wonder about good & evil Issue 1: May 22, 2016 There’s a choice each of us needs to make To have control over our emotions or not to … I’d have already reached my full potential if I knew how I’d see both sides of the issues Appreciate ALL […]

I’d (Newspaper about good and evil)

Support REAL news by subscribing: jaclynhollandstrauss.com/join I’d?… The newspaper for those who wonder about good & evil Issue 3: June 5 , 2016 There’s a choice each of us needs to make To have control over our emotions or not to … I’d have already reached my full potential if I knew how I’d see […]

Natural Aristocrat Weekly, Issue 3

Literature Agatha Christie is the best-selling author in the world, with 4 billion (yes, with a ‘b’) sold. She was known for the surprise endings in her murder mysteries. Best: ABC Murders, Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile, Thirteen at Dinner.   Education: Tips for Students There are […]

Natural Aristocrat Weekly, Issue 2

Literature Chetan Bhagat is the best-selling Indian writer who focuses on youth culture in India. His best books include Five Point Someone and Two States.   Education: Tips for Students Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl f is a real time saver on a PC. Apple f is the Mac version. If you want to find every occurrence […]

Natural Aristocrat Weekly, Issue 1

Natural Aristocrat Weekly The Newspaper for Busy People who Believe in the Individual by Jaclyn Holland-Strauss (on Facebook/LinkedIn), JaclynHStrauss (on Twitter) jaclynhollandstrauss@hotmail.com Issue 1: September 4, 2015 A natural aristocrat is someone who was not born rich, but obtains riches of character through merit.  Literature Peer Gynt, an Ibsen play, asked the important question, “Where […]

Barry Mills: How open should we be when discussing our deepest, darkest secrets?

Social media has really changed my life. It has connected me with people I would never have met otherwise, and that’s exciting for me since I really love people. One of the most intriguing people I have met lately is a man named Barry Mills. He has just started writing a blog entitled Two Lives, […]

Why we should read James Zemboy: Agatha Christie and the servant class, adoption, and

I am currently rereading James Zemboy’s The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie. It is more expensive than traditional books, but I highly recommend it, because it is well worth the extra price. I won’t mention the price, because it’s different in different formats, but I did pay 30 some dollars for it and I read […]

Why should we read…D.M. Andrews’ Serpent in the Glass

There are many reasons to buy the book entitled The Serpent in the Glass, written by D.M. Andrews. The author clearly loves playing with words, such as miser and miserable, and communicates this pleasure to the reader. Another word about wordplay: The narrative overall has a whimsical, what if? quality to it that is perfect […]

What really happened concerning Agatha Christie’s disappearance in 1926?

Agatha Miller was born in 1890 in Torquay, England. She was married in 1914 to Archibald (Archie) Christie, at the beginning of the First World War. She wrote her first book in 1916; it was called The Mysterious Affair at Styles. She had her only child in 1919. She wrote several more books between the […]

Agatha Christie, racism and elitism: Why is she the best-selling author of all time?

Agatha Christie is the best-selling author in the world. There are many good things to say, obviously, about why she is so popular worldwide. She created characters that were memorable for the most part, even if sometimes they were stereotypical. She had a wonderful sense of humour, which was subtle. Her solutions to her murder […]

My new book cover for He Talks To Me, Too!

This is the book cover for my new book, He Talks To Me, Too.   This is a story that draws upon the literature of bildungsroman, a journey about the character and moral development of a young person. It also is based in sentimental literature, where the heroine is tested, like Job was in the […]

What does it mean to be a cultured person, and why is it important?

Did you know that when Shakespeare’s Juliet asks Romeo, “Wherefore art thou?”, she is not asking ‘Where are you?’ But ‘Why are you?’ In other words, she is not wondering where he is, but instead she is lamenting the fact that he is a Montague, rather than a Capulet, as she is. Their families are […]

Can you believe an 11 year old girl wrote this?

Haruka Herrera is a Japanese-Mexican Middle School student in Laredo Texas. She is 11 and wants to be a writer of children´s books. She enjoys drawing, reading and surfing the internet. What follows is a sample of her writing. It’s hard to believe she already writes so well at the tender age of 11! Emily […]

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