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ON THIS DAY: August 24, 2017

August 24th is

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Repertoire Op. 1

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.

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Creative Writing

How I choose my books tag

Choosing which books to read is always a difficult task. I usually have some sort of reading list arranged in my head, but ultimately it will depend on what I feel like on the day. 876 more words

Review: "All obsessions are dangerous" (Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt)

I bought Possession: A Romance, by A. S. Byatt (previously read) from the Friends of the Library. It sat on the bedside table, unopened, for a very long time, passed over by others somehow less intimidating. 387 more words

Book Reviews

Mobile Tales 8: in which Christabel becomes aware of an unusual weather system

By Vita Forest

One fine, balmy morning (was there really any other kind?) Christabel La Mouse peered out from The Good Ship Possession, through the far distant headlands of The Doorway and into The Kitchen. 462 more words


4 Narratives with a Strong Setting

The Setting in a narrative or a fictional piece of work can refer to a period in time or a geographic place. Along with style, plot, characters, it is considered an important component of storytelling. 386 more words