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    New York — specifically Brooklyn, in the past decade or so — is lousy with writers. It feels like a hundred people get off the bus at Port Authority every day, pen and Moleskine in hand, l

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    A sculpture commemorating German writers and poets in the Bebelplatz, in Berlin. The sculpture was made by the German design team Sholz & Friends, as part of a 2006 project called the “Walk of Ideas.”

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    Write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers. ~Ray Bradbury

    A writer's life for me - but I wouldn't have it any other way ♥

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    "If you want to be a writer, write..." - Anne Rice.


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    The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic by Michael Sims: In 1970, E.B.White recorded the audio book. "But every time, he broke down when he got to Charlotte's death. And he would do it, and it would mess up. ... He took 17 takes to get through Charlotte's death without his voice cracking or beginning to cry." #Charlottes_Web #E_B_White #MIchael_Sims

    Chance: cover designed by Edward Gorey

    Reading this list of banned picture books, and the reasons why they were banned, made me really, really sad. What is this telling kids who don't have "nuclear" families? My heart goes out to them.

    Dystopias Aren't Just Great Literary Fun, They're Excellent Social Barometers

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    such a great cover

    270 by 160mm., pencil drawing, signed and dated in biro "JKRowling 1999"