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2014 A to Z Challenge: P

Beatrix Potter

Wikipedia says,

Beatrix Potter (born Helen Beatrix Potter; 28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books, featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which celebrated the British landscape and country life.

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excerpt #73 from conversations in myself [NaPoWriMo]

pay attention to your heartbeat,

how its faithfulness never forgets pain.
how it always forgets hopelessness.

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Doubting Timmy Rambles

Maybe I do this just in case someone else out there goes through the same stuff and they wonder if they’re alone in what they go through and I can assure you there’s at least one other who understands all too well. 342 more words

Thoughts

I hope your night with her

helped you find that fortuned

perfection. I’ve thrown away

the slip of paper now, but too many

are still left to burn.

Creative Writing

UPDATED! List: 130+ Asian Speculative Fiction Authors (with links)

Updated to add suggestions from the comments/email/Twitter. All authors mentioned prior to 4/3/2014 now included. If you’re not on this list but should be, or you’re on it but want me to link to a more recent story or current website, please comment below. 2,131 more words

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Eeleen Lee reblogged this on UNMANUSCRIPTED and commented:

So proud to be included on this list!

Random Prose #1

She’s playing with the keys – fumbling, really – and finally I hear the innards of her old door creak and snap, giving us access to a darkened hall where she half slumps into the switch, warming the musty air with a dull glow from a bare bulb above us.  771 more words

CAPITAL LETTERS | The ACT Writers Centre Blog

I’m a member of the ACT Writers Centre, and attend monthly meetings of the Children’s Writers Group, which have been very helpful. We discuss the events, competitions and workshops that are coming up, report on those we’ve attended and our own activities, and give feedback on each others’ stories. 19 more words

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