Month: August 2013

What If Emily Dickinson Attended A Writing Workshop?

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Where Writers Write – Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins in his cluttered home office near Oxford University. "Well, I don’t write only here. My untidy habits drive me to follow the slash-and-burn (or Mad Hatter) principle. Work on a virgin table until the mess becomes unbearable, then move on to a clean…

You know you’re a writer when…

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Literary Birthday – 31 August – DuBose Heyward

DuBose Heyward was born 31 August 1885, and died 16 June 1940 Summer time an’ the livin’ is easy, Fish are jumpin’ an’ the cotton is high. Oh, yo’ daddy’s rich, and yo’ ma’ is good-lookin’, So hush, little baby, don’ yo’ cry. Heyward was an American…

Literary Birthday – 31 August – William Saroyan

William Saroyan was born 31 August 1908, and died 18 May 1981 Nine Quotes The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited. How do you write? You write, man, you write, that’s how…If you practice an art faithfully it will make…

Literary Birthday – 30 August – Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was born 30 August 1797, and died 1 February 1851 Seven Frankenstein Quotes Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear! How dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge and…

Literary Birthday – 30 August – Guy Kawasaki

Happy Birthday, Guy Kawasaki, born 30 August 1954 12 Quotes Writing a book isn’t an easy process nor is it always enjoyable, but it is one of life’s most satisfying achievements. You’ll learn that the key to a great book is editing — grinding, buffing, and…
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