Story and Imagination


Story and Imagination

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Merfolk by Flora White 1913

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  • Lancia E. Smith
    Lancia E. Smith

    I loved these stories when I was little! Such beautiful illustrations, too!

Beautiful books, inside and out.

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This looks great: Gorey's drawings are creepy and evocative. / “Hauntings, Tales of the Supernatural” - drawings by Edward Gorey

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This painting is by their brother, Branwell, who later painted himself out of the portrait (the "golden boy" of the family, he did not do well, and struggled with alcoholism). The painting was discovered folded up in a cupboard, but now is in the National Portrait Gallery in London. / the three Bronte sisters Anne, Emily, and Charlotte....

Emily Brontë - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Whatever the medium is, we create because we are made in the image of God the divine Artist.

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  • Lancia E. Smith
    Lancia E. Smith

    Glorious quote! Thank you, Holly.

Voyeurism and Violence: A Reflection of The Hunger Games by @hollyordway at Conversant Life.

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All on board the Hogwarts Express!

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...and that applies to writing, as well.

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Love Winnie the Pooh...A.A Milne's, that is.

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The ugly duckling. Ca 1900

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Stories let us see the world differently!

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Even if I’m not writing poetry, I now know I have to hear it, I have to see it, I have to have it in regular doses or the other writing I’m doing begins to suffer. #writing #poetry #tsptry

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We agree!

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The time to write is now.

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Becoming real.

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  • Lynn Heidebrecht
    Lynn Heidebrecht

    One of the best children's stories ever

  • Holly Ordway
    Holly Ordway

    It's been a long time since I've read it... I think I'll have to give it a re-read soon!

Now get off Pinterest and go work on your book.

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"Rover did not know in the least where the moon's path led to, and at present he was much too frightened and excited to ask, and anyway he was beginning to get used to extraordinary things happening to him." -- JRR Tolkien, Roverandom

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Mapping the Pilgrim's Progress

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In this universal history Johannes Buno, 1672, each millennium before the birth of Christ is depicted by an image of a large allegorical being. This dragon represents the fourth millennium B.C.

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  • Lynn Heidebrecht
    Lynn Heidebrecht

    You sure do pin interesting things! :)

  • Holly Ordway
    Holly Ordway

    Thanks, Lynn :)

When Ronald Searle's wife got a rare form of cancer, he made her this beautiful healing love story – 47 jewel-like drawings, full of love, light, and glowing colors, “to cheer every dreaded chemotherapy session and evoke the blissful future ahead.” She lived for 40 years after the diagnosis.

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