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Favorite Quotes on Writing

Twelve favorite quotes on writing from ten authors I admire.

There is only one plot – things are not what they seem. – Jim Thompson… 300 more words

Authors

Mr. and Mrs. Poe

Mr. and Mrs. Poe (369 Words)

“I think if you are rare,” said Mrs. Poe, “you must be a criminal.”

Mr. Poe was not mollified. The truth of the matter is, compliments from loved ones are too often like pennies in the hand of a beggar. 352 more words

Writing

[Film Review] The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)

English Title: The Fall of the House of Usher
Original Title: La chute de la maison Usher
Year: 1928
Country: France
Language: Silent
Genre: Horror… 358 more words

Film Review

Dreams by Edgar Allan Poe

Oh! that my young life were a lasting dream!
My spirit not awakening, till the beam
Of an Eternity should bring the morrow.
Yes! tho’ that long dream were of hopeless sorrow, 245 more words

Poetry

Annabel Lee | A closer look

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

For lovers of poetry, who wish to understand the deepest secrets that Annabel Lee hides within, for teachers of literature, who forage for different ideas on their syllabus, for interested or fatigued students, alike. 1,115 more words

¿Deseas qué te amen? Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

¿Deseas que te amen?
Nunca pierdas, entonces,
el rumbo de tu corazón.
Sólo aquello que eres has de ser,
y aquello que simulas, jamás serás. 26 more words

Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ by Edgar Allan Poe

For a short while in my teens everything was rich and swirling and sinister in my reading and writing. We had to write Gothic fiction for A Level, and I wrote a story called ‘The Bride’, about a newly married couple who find a house full of strange paintings and cello music. 244 more words

Hayley Webster