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No 704 The Buddha in the Attic

Now, I know I said my next read was The House of Mirth. It was, I’ve read about 100 pages of it. But here’s the thing. 1,034 more words

20 Books Of Summer

Deichmanske Bibliotek. The library that didn't seem to want me.

Longer days are leaving as autumn comes to my part of the world. My chances of wandering around the city with no particular purpose and walking the 5-minute distance to the river for a quick dip are dwindling. 271 more words

You Can Say That Again

Writers are often taught to avoid repetition. Redundancy, it is said, is something that tends to turn off the reader. Many argue that repetition matters most often when it comes to the fluidity of a piece, claiming that repeating certain words and phrases leads to writing that is jerky and hard to follow. 1,009 more words

Matters Of Craft