This photograph shows William Faulkner writing under the oak, which still exists, at the 1305 Beach Blvd. location in Pascagoula. (Photo/Wixon Collection)


“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.”
— William Faulkner