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read some books

I only started loving reading in high school but since then, my genre of interest has changed.

Currently, I’ve mostly been reading when I travel so a lot of the books are books that can be read with breaks in between and it doesn’t ruin the books, if you know what I mean. 336 palabras más


Resolution #1- Read until my eyes hurt

One of my resolutions this year is to rekindle my love affair with books. As an English teacher, you would think I had oodles of time to read. 508 palabras más


Movies that will infect you with the writing bug

I was seven when I first watched the 1994 film adaptation of Little Women. Winona Ryder played the fiery Jo March, who stayed up late into the night writing stories by candlelight in her attic. 617 palabras más


Writer's Desk: Look Around, Write That

Nina Simone famously said this:

An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times … We will shape and mold this country, or it will not be molded and shaped at all anymore … How can you be an artist and 

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Writing Quote Wednesday 

“The greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.”
-Truman Capote


Watch Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" with Geraldine Page, narrated by Truman himself.

It begins with these words:
Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago. Consider the kitchen of a spreading old house in a country town. 203 palabras más


Denny Fouts - From Escort and Literary Muse to Gay Idol

On the 16th of December 1948, Louis Denham Fouts died in Rome of a heart attack at the young age of 35 after years of excess – drugs, cigarettes, alcohol and a wild and promiscuous lifestyle. 1.070 palabras más