From Interesting Literature: Five Fascinating Facts about John Steinbeck

Click Five Fascinating Facts about John Steinbeck to read some fascinating facts about John Steinbeck.  Number 5 should be of special interest to my friend Jayde Ashe-Thomas of The Paperbook Collective.  She is a fan of author Thom Steinbeck, John Steinbeck’s son (read one of her posts here) and, of course, John Steinbeck himself (he’s her “homeboy“)   🙂

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12 Responses to From Interesting Literature: Five Fascinating Facts about John Steinbeck

  1. These are so interesting, Marie. Wow, 60 pencils a day…I can’t imagine going through 2 a day. I need to get writing. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!


  2. Green Embers says:

    Steinbeck sounds like he had a very good head on his shoulder. Thanks for sharing this find with us. 🙂


  3. This was good. Can you imagine if he was a lefty and all that graphite.


  4. Helena Hann-Basquiat says:

    I remember when I first arrived in Salinas — it was a magical experience for me. I actually own a 1937 copy (not a first edition, but certainly an early printing) of Of Mice and Men.


    • 1WriteWay says:

      Cool. I’ve been to Monterey (which I loved by the way … if weren’t so d*mn expensive) but not to Salinas (which is also too d*mn expensive for my eventual fixed income …)


  5. jackiemallon says:

    I love bite size facts about writers. I feel I learned so much in a few moments. Thank you for encouraging my small attention span but stimulating my interest 🙂


  6. Jayde-Ashe says:

    Wonderful wonderful Marie! Fascinating facts, I can never really get enough of this man. And you hit the nail on the head with fact 5…I actually wrote this post about it!


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