Why Write Short Stories?

I write short, and novelette length, stories because I am heavily influenced by both Poe and Hemingway. I like to tell a concise story, one that can be completed in one or two sittings.  Additionally, in today's day and age, it is more advantageous for the reader to purchase,  download and finish reading all in... Continue Reading →

Hemingway Home – Key West, Florida

 Whether you, enjoy writing, are a professional author or, as I am, an undiscovered one – there is one destination I highly recommend you visit in your lifetime, The Ernest Hemingway House in Key West Florida. You really don’t need any specific reason to visit Key West other than it is paradise, but The Hemingway Home is... Continue Reading →

Hemingway – Nobel Acceptance Speech

Ernest Hemingway's economy of words style applied not only to his writing. His Nobel acceptance speech is a little over three hundred and thirty words. What an incredible three hundred and thirty words they are....   Having no facility for speech-making and no command of oratory nor any domination of rhetoric, I wish to thank the administrators... Continue Reading →

The Comfort Of Despair, E-Book on Amazon

For those of us who read primarily via a kindle or kindle app, "The Comfort of Despair" Kindle edition is now available. Please click or copy and paste the below link to get your copy --- https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Y5QWW57 Comfort – To give strength and hope to.Despair – The complete loss of or absence of hope. Two... Continue Reading →

A Bit Of Flash Fiction “On The House”

© 2017 A Father by Scono Sciuto All rights reserved.   No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. A Father by Scono Sciuto  It is so close to the... Continue Reading →

Hemingway’s Nobel Acceptance Speech

Ernest Hemingway's economy of words style applied not only to his writing. His Nobel acceptance speech is a little over three hundred and thirty words. What an incredible three hundred and thirty words they are....   Having no facility for speech-making and no command of oratory nor any domination of rhetoric, I wish to thank the administrators... Continue Reading →

When Asked “Who Is Your Favorite Writer?”

I am a self-published storyteller, not under contract by a major publishing house and have sold a very limited number of books. In the literary world I am insignificant. That is the truth, but that truth doesn't change the reality that I am a storyteller. Storytelling is my love and lust. Storytelling is my passion... Continue Reading →

Ernest Hemingway’s Theory Of Omission – The Iceberg Theory

According to Jenna Blum in The Author at Work, “Hemingway said that only the tip of the iceberg showed in fiction—your reader will see only what is above the water—but the knowledge that you have about your character that never makes it into the story acts as the bulk of the iceberg. And that is... Continue Reading →

Few Words — Intense Emotion

© 2017 A Father by Scono Sciuto All rights reserved.   No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. A Father by Scono Sciuto  It is so close to the... Continue Reading →

Hemingway Home – Key West, Florida

 Whether you, enjoy writing, are a professional author or, as I am, an undiscovered one – there is one destination I highly recommend you visit in your lifetime, The Ernest Hemingway House in Key West Florida. You really don’t need any specific reason to visit Key West other than it is paradise, but The Hemingway Home is... Continue Reading →

Reflect On The Past To Move To The Future

As I travel life’s road, I realize, the path I view in the windshield is considerably shorter than the path I glimpse in the rear-view mirror. And because I haven't been taking care of my health, along with external stressors, it is getting shorter.  I have had, on average, a good life. Sometimes fantastic, other... Continue Reading →

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