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Shelbyville, KY

About The_Erstwhile_Pedestrian:

I love to read everything from almost any period, and I write poetry and short stories. I am also a big time music lover -- I listen to everything. Oldies, neoclassical (Bond, etc.), New Age, Celtic, Alternative...also love chess.

Articles and Art by The_Erstwhile_Pedestrian:

A Memorable Encounter
Fiction section, Teen Ink
The Last Words of Christopher Robin
Fiction section, Teen Ink
A Girl's Best Friend
Poetry section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Das Musick (Part 1)
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Das Musick (Part 2)
Fiction section, Teen Ink
The Right Brain Speaks
Poetry section, Teen Ink

The_Erstwhile_Pedestrian's Favorite Personal Quote:

"Why do we fall, Master Bruce? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up."

Favorite books: World War Z/The Zombie Survival Guide, Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Artemis Fowl Series, The Tatooed Potato and Other Clues/The Westing Game 
Favorite authors: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Ellen Raskin, C.S. Lewis, Eoin Colfer, Max Brooks 
Favorite music albums: Viva la Vida, The Best of John Denver, Playlist: Johnny Cash, Body and Soul Collection: Emerald Isle, HALO: Combat Evolved 
Favorite music artists: Coldplay, Bond, John Denver, Johnny Cash, Enya 
Favorite movies: Batman Begins, The Last Samurai, Gladiator, The Princess Bride, The Pink Panther Returns 
Favorite movie stars: Michael Caine, Will Smith, Cary Grant, Russell Crowe, Peter Sellers 
Favorite TV shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Glenn Beck Show, Star Trek: The Next Generation 
Favorite actors: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Lavar Burton, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore 
Favorite gadgets: The Kindle - someday when I'm rich!, My 5 year old, worn, off-brand MP3 player - still runs strong!, My watch -- can't live w/o it!, Cutting edge laptop -- again, someday when I'm rich! 
Favorite hobbies: Reading, Writing, Chess, Listen to Music 
Favorite heroes: My teachers, All underdogs, including but not limited to the following:, Susan Boyle, Paul Potts, J.K. Rowling 

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