Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov
26

Glimpse of solace: Charlie Chaplin

At. Saint Augustine College © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Nov
26

Grateful for Chicago Lit scene

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You may say that I am coming off a big bookfair high, and maybe I am.  But this Thanksgiving I am thankful for the Chicago literary community. I am grateful to be part of a creative community where so many people are devoted to writing and working at making books. To be around literary thinkers …

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Nov
18

This Sunday 11/24: Chicago Book Expo

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I just made my payment to exhibit this Sunday at the Chicago Book Expo and I encourage you all to come, not necessarily to buy Solace in So Many Words (though I won’t discourage that) but to see all the great events planned.  Plus the venue is cool; it’s a site from Chicago’s Hollywood Days. …

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Nov
16

Slice of Solace: Albert Camus

Autumn flowers © Ellen Wade Beals, 2013

Autumn flowers © Ellen Wade Beals, 2013 “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus     (Thanks to Goodreads for helping me find this quote!)

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