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from Making It Up by Penelope Lively

From Making It Up by Penelope Lively: I did not go to any school until I was twelve years old; until then, my home-based education centered entirely upon reading — pretty well anything that came to hand, prose, poetry, good, … Continue reading

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from On Writing by Stephen King

One of the really bad things you can do to your writing is to dress up the vocabulary, looking for long words because you’re maybe a little ashamed of your short ones. This is like dressing up a household pet … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education of a Wandering Man by Louis L’Amour

Title: Education of a Wandering Man Author: Louis L’Amour Genre: Memoir Publisher: Bantam Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: It was May 14. This review was previously posted on my personal … Continue reading

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