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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Richard Peck

What stories are your favourites? What novels have stuck with you enough to influence your writing? 36 more words

Random Thoughts

Reading Inspires Writing

We write by the light of every story we have ever read. ~ Richard Peck

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Movie Quote of the Day - Gas Food Lodging, 1992 (dir. Allison Anders)

Darius: The way I see it, chicks are the ones that want to go to outer space. That’s why they push it so hard. It’s like Adam and Eve.

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Movie Quote Of The Day

A Little Inspiration

The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you.

– Richard Peck

Writing Life

By the light of burning bridges

Gleanings found here and there:

You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free.
Everything that is contradictory creates life.
~ Salvador Dalí

The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you. 101 more words

The Divine In The Details

Pet Peeve

As a writer, I’ve learned every word counts. Unnecessary words can throw off your plot and pacing. Richard Peck, an award-winning author, provided excellent advice when he said, “You can cut 20 words from the tightest page your ever wrote.” 188 more words


My Top 5 Biggest Book Let-Downs

With the release of the Mocking Jay movies soon the internet will be reignited with comments about the general disapproval of the trilogies ending and wonderings if the film will be just the same.  2,973 more words

Alice Hoffman