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Speak Up! Friday Quotes (11)

As I Began to Love Myself – Charlie Chaplin

Care to Share Some Advice?

Feel like helping a fellow blogger lift her new event off the ground? If you do, check out this post and link it to your response. Thanks in advance!



That moment when a character acts unnaturally stupid just to further the plot. That moment when a book opens with a dream.

The Bookworm Club #2 + My “Paper Towns” Review

Originally posted on Jumbleskine:
Hello my dear readers! Another week, another bunch of interesting books to read! I’m so happy that you continue to participate to this little event 🙂 This week we have… 1. The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes 2. The Book Thief And my little review of Paper Towns! I’ve finished this…

Flash Fiction Challenge: Serving “Justice”

In response to PJ’s photo prompted Flash Fiction challenge (75 – 175 words). Special thanks to Dawn M. Miller for the photo.

“When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.” —Stephen King, WD

Izzy May I: The Write Shot in the Foot

Izzy May I: The Write Shot in the Foot

This is a double feature entry for my event and Jennifer Nichole Wells’ (this week’s color is bittersweet). The Write Shot in the Foot (Bittersweet Book Poetry version)


Dr. Gerard Nolst Trenité, a Dutch observer of English, once wrote a poem called “The Chaos.”


“It Couldn’t Be Done,” Edgar Albert Guest Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (10)

“It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense” (Mark Twain)