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Road to Hell - Stephen King

“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” - Stephen King

Why Writers Need Editors

  Yesterday, after posting, I realized I had misspelled a word, in my title, of all places. I immediately corrected it of course, but my followers who get notified via email the second I post, would see this colossal mistake. 236 more words

Humor

Truman Capote, Great Writers and Their Short Stories

  1. A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, and The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote
  2. The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant
  3. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry…
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Inspiration

Amongst the ruins of Isca Augusta you may just find Adrian Goldsworthy.

(The Isca Augusta was once a Roman legionary fortress and settlement.)

Why is it that over the centuries historians, from Edward Gibbon to Adrian Goldsworthy, have been enchanted or inspired by ancient Rome ? 2,450 more words

History

Don Quijote's Evil Giants

When you first see the windmills on the great hill of Consuegra you will remember Don Quijote.

He thought they weren’t windmills but evil giants standing haughtily in front of him; and he bravely tilted his lance and charged. 457 more words

Spain

Get Wilde

Bored on your commute home? You’re in fine company. In The Importance of Being EarnestOscar Wilde wrote, “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” You can actually read Wilde’s  291 more words

Shakespeare

marycheshier reblogged this on Travels with Mary and commented:

Fabulous read. A great reminder of the importance of carrying my diary or notebook at all times. Thanks for the share!

You're Not A Writer

Have you had anyone say or act like your not a ‘real writer’ because you haven’t: been published, made any money, made a lot of money, aren’t published with one of the big six, only e-published, etc, etc, etc.? 373 more words

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