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Bye bye book collection. Hello Sex Goddess.

I distinctly remember reading somewhere that you should not break up collections. Nor take out books that were a gift. And I m guessing that you should also not get rid of books that were passed down to you by your grandparents, saved from your father’s collection or novels that were signed by the author. 702 more words

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Role of a Writer

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.”

— Anaïs Nin

The smiling woman

“There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.” Anais Nin… 330 more words


she tried to be a barfly~

met this old guy

Hank something or other

pock marked face

red bulbous nose

but man could he drink… 94 more words


Writers' Wisdom

I’m still enveloped and affected by the world of Anais Nin since I finished the second volume of her diary yesterday. While parts of it didn’t resonate as much, most of it was sheer beauty, brilliance and bountifully eyeopening for me in regard to my own life and writing. 184 more words