Paul Erland

Biography

I'm a writer living near Nashville, and maybe the only one within a 50-mile radius who's never written a song. Writing fiction is my preference, but journalism provides my daily bread.

I'm from the Clark Kent school of journalism -- I never carry a pad to take notes, but rely on my super-memory. Actually, in my stories I make up quotes, making people sound more interesting and well-spoken than they are, so they never object.

Just as Truman Capote ("In Cold Blood") gave birth to the "non-fiction novel?" I'm working on popularizing the "fictional news" story.

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Books

Farewells
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
"Man is the only animal that contemplates death, and also the only animal that shows any doubt of its finality." -- William Ernest Hocking. Everyone thinks about death from time to time, even if no one really expects it to happen to them. In this book you'll find a wide-ranging collection of quotations about death, spoken or written by the famous, the near-famous or the not-so-famous.