Hi, I'm Keegan

I grew up on the East Side of Orange County and graduated from Florida A&M University with a degree in English. Now I'm a journeyman teacher working in North Carolina.

On this blog I take notes, fragments of ideas I'm catching day by day. I also share stories and archive songs. I keep bookshelves too, where titles are neatly tucked after I've read them. 


August 1, 2016

This is the book for sharpening your mind and expanding your knowledge with practical exercises for honing memory and training your brain to learn well and learn fast.

Writing belongs to everyone -- not only those who earn a degree. With DIY MFA, you can take charge of your writing, produce high-quality work, get published, and build a writing career.

August 3, 2015

Covering a range of international authors, both living and dead, this guide uncovers mysteries to some of literature's lost and unfinished works.

July 14, 2015

This book is a letter to Ta-Nehisi Coates's adolescent son. Coates shares with his son -- and readers -- the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of experiences.

May 26, 2015

Math allows us to see hidden structures underneath the surface of our world. It's a science of not being wrong, hammered out by centuries of hard work and argument. Armed with the tools of mathematics, we can see through to the true meaning of information we take f...

January 13, 2015

Rubio offers a road map for restoring the land of opportunity. He shares his plan for scaling back the nanny state, helping families save for college and retirement, and making it easier for small businesses to create millions of good jobs.

December 29, 2014

After fashioning the "rose-colored moire-antique" dress that First Lady Mary Lincoln wears to the inaguration, Elizabeth Keckley closes a deal to become the First Lady's "modiste" (maker of fashionable dresses and hats). Elizabeth witnesses the...

In The Road to the Bountiful Life, Harry Hoopis delivers the goods in a single package for all who seek to achieve a truly rich and exceptional life.

October 7, 2014

In a conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a perspective on six revolutionary American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X, and Ida B. Wells. In dialogue with...

September 9, 2014

An itinerant Jewish preacher and a miracle worker walked across the Galilee gathering followers to establish what he called the "Kingdom of God." The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was captured, tortured...

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