Recently, we finished 1984, a 326 page dystopian and science fiction novel. It is written by George Orwell. But George Orwell is a pen name. His real name is Eric Arthur Blair. He was a British author and journalist. He was born in 1903 in Motihari, India (but he is not Indian). He died … Continue reading Collaborative Letter Essay #9: 1984
I have recently finished I Am Number Four by “Pittacus Lore” or Jobie Hughes and James Frey. James was born on September 12, 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jobie was born on July 9, 1980 in Renton, Washington. The two created the alias to write the story. References can be seen throughout the book. This book … Continue reading Max Baer’s Letter Essay #7: I Am Number Four
The Flame The ball headed for the fireplace. The peril on TJ’s face was building. He ran to get his shoes. “Oh my gosh,” TJ murmured. Jack quickly retrieved his shoes as well. The sphere was hurling towards its target in slow motion. I waited to see what would happen. My parents were … Continue reading The Flame: By Max B.
Recently, I finished Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers. It is a 247 page realistic fiction novel. It was published in 2010. Walter Dean Myers is an accomplished writer and has been writing since 1968. He was born in 1937. He died in 2014, at age 77. Mr. Myers writes almost solely about the black community. … Continue reading Max B.’s Letter Essay #4: Lockdown
Lewis McGugan is a professional footballer for Nottingham Forest in the 2nd division of English football. He is #10, and he plays midfield. It was a magisterial Saturday morning in October 2010. Lewis arose from his slumber around 7:16am. He emerged from his bed and put on his trousers and headed downstairs for his breakfast. … Continue reading FFFW #5: Lewis McGugan’s Majestirial Strike
Recently, I finished Now is the Time for Running, a 230 page novel by Michael Williams. Michael Williams is a recognized author. He is a writer of plays, musicals, operas, and novels and the Managing Director of Cape Town Opera in South Africa. He began writing “radio plays” while studying at University of Cape Town … Continue reading Max B’s Letter Essay #2: Now Is the Time for Running
Max Organized, athletic, intelligent, persistent Son of Darsi and Jason, brother of Jack and TJ Lover of soccer, food, and life Who feels thankful for how fortunate he is, the discovery of soccer, and the great family and friends he has. Who finds happiness in hanging out with friends, playing soccer, and Nobadeer Beach, in … Continue reading Bio Poem: Max B.