Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe, Writer

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Joined: May 19, 2016
Last Visited: May 19, 2016

Writer Bio

I am widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and am was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. I'm also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and am further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. I'm the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. LOL.

Writing Style

Dark and dreary

Writing Goal

Finish my new volume of dark and dreary poetry.

Fundraising Goal

Enough money to keep myself from buying another bottle of absinthe.


writing goal:
6 dark and dreary poems

progress:

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