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Podcast: Emma Beddington At The Books That Built Me

If you like Emma’s blog, Belgian Waffle, you will fall completely in love with her when she talks about the books she loves – discover why Babar was a banned book in her house and why it was Simone De Beauvoir as much as French ELLE that inspired her passion for Paris and all things French. 29 more words

Authors At The Books That Built Me

#Reading #Quotes by Don Marquis

If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that’s read by persons who move their lips when they’re reading to themselves. 13 more words

Reading Quotes

"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and..."

“Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.”

– Don Marquis, journalist, author, novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, playwright


3-Day Quote Challenge, Round 3, Day 2

Thanks again to Ana P. Rose for tagging me into another 3-Day Quote Challenge. Please visit her enchanting site.

Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

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Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue. – Don Marquis http://ift.tt/1UK1RSy

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By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing. – Don Marquis http://ift.tt/1WyWewT

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The Very First Blog Post That I Ever Wrote

On July 5th of this year, my dearest sister felt it necessary to send me the following inspiration, attributed to Don Marquis: “Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” I chose to believe the intention was to humor me on the impending deadline of my term paper (as she eloquently phrased in the words of Douglas Adams: “I love deadlines. 515 more words

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