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When you sit to write, be prepared to bleed ...

Lately, I’ve had a lot of people tell me they want to write a book – or at the very least, that they have some grand idea that would make a bestseller.  376 more words

Writing

For most of history ‘Anonymous’ was a woman.

-Virginia Wolf

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

In the spring of 1924, Virginia Wolf, then in her 40s, gave a famous lecture, later published as the essay Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown, in which she declared that “we are trembling on the verge of one of the great ages of English literature”. 466 more words

Books

Vanessa and Her Sister

Vanessa and Her Sister tells the story of Vanessa Bell and her writer sister Virginia Wolf (and also their family, friends and a little group they put together in the early 1900’s). 330 more words

Books

Celebrations

“Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.”–Oliver Sacks… 404 more words