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"Ordinary Love and Good Will"

But it is not necessarily the ones you love the most that have the most effect on you.

Jane Smiley, Pulitzer prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres…

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Books And Essays

Five Authors

I know you haven’t heard much from me lately. It’s mostly because I’m enjoying this short time before library school to read–a lot. I’ve devoured quite a few titles lately that have inspired me in different ways, and I’ve been using that to channel my creative writing. 558 more words

Writing

What book inspired you to write?

Recently I read a Buzzfeed article that listed authors and the books that inspired them to become writers.  I was hoping to see  a short quote or interview that explained why these particular books inspired them to write. 287 more words

Book News

Where I'm at with my writing, plus some great writing contests/resources

Now that I’ve got a little time off school, I’ve been looking forward to doing some more writing of my own. So naturally I’ve been cleaning my house and purging junk instead. 422 more words

Writing

A Thousand Acres

A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’ll be participating in a workshop later this summer taking place at the Iowa State Fair and the World Food Awards. 649 more words

Reviews

What I Thought Of : A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

I do realize that it doesn’t matter what I thought of A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. I write about books I’ve read because when I read I allow myself to think about things outside of the small life I live and I like to share what I have learned and felt. 526 more words

What I've Been Reading

Thoughts About the Adaptation

I have to say that the movie and the novel are two different genres.  While watching the movie, I felt like the story line was rushed.   336 more words

Adaptations