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Shyness & Best Writers

Do Shy People Make the Best Writers?

Why are shy people such as E.B. White, J.K. Rowling, and Joan Didion drawn to writing as a career? 337 more words

Books

DAILY QUOTE 03.27.17

“The willingness to accepts responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.”

– Joan Didion

Fitness

All The Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen To Be Famous Strangers

All The Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen To Be Famous Strangers
Alana Massey
Grand Central Publishing

I once teased a college friend of mine about how I was probably right to assume that as a youngster, she had loved… 805 more words

Book Reviews

Joan Didion

Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.  ― Joan Didion, “On Self-Respect.” (1968)

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Thank You Readers!

Dear Reader:

Leave it to Andy Warhol to provide me with the encouragement I needed today! As you know from my About Me page and previous posts, from the pink shed. 159 more words

From The Pink Shed

MAGICAL THINKING

On my way to Bali I started reading my first book by Joan Didion. The Year of Magical Thinking. Not the happiest of books, seeing as the topic of the book is losing a loved one and the thought processes that follows. 94 more words

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Joan Didion

Memory fades, memory adjusts, memory conforms to what we think we remember. ― Joan Didion, Blue Nights. (Knopf; First Edition edition November 1, 2011)

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