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The Holy Grail Press is dedicated to promoting work that standard publishers... you know, those with standards, might be reluctant to publish, which pretty much leaves poetry.  And let's face it:  No one publishes poetry.  So in the end, we’re left with a lot of free time.




Word of the Every So Often  

June 17, 2021

auteur:  (noun)  (pronounced:  oh-ter)  usually the director of a movie (but it can apply to other media) who has such influence over the outcome of the film that he or she is considered the "author."  Stanley Kubrick is seen as many as an auteur, especially when it comes to a movie like The Shining, which would've probably been just another silly Steven King movie if done by anybody else.


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Tuesday, February 7, 2017


After a lifetime of work, Martin had succeeded in making a mountain into a molehill. 

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Warren G. Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding, our twenty-ninth President, served from 1921 to 1923, and is generally seen as the worst president ever... well, so far.  Ironically, perhaps, it's not all the scandals that plagued both Harding's private and political lives that gave him such a bad reputation, but that he had no vision for where he wanted the country to go.   (Warren G. Harding:  Life in Brief)  In all fairness, not many people at the time wanted the country to go anywhere.  To put Harding in perspective, he followed Woody Wilson, whose presidency included World War I and the Great Influenza pandemic.  It's debatable which killed more, the War or the Flu, but the end result was that tens of millions of people died all over the world, including the United States.  It wasn't a pleasant time.  The country was ready for a return to "normalcy," and Harding was the ticket.  More...

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