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things i like so much it hurts

the smell of lilacs in a sunny field books books books. books too thick to even think about finishing, books thin enough to slip into your bag, books little enough to read surreptitiously in class, books so beautiful that you don’t want to touch them the public library the huge, fluffy, snowflakes that used to… Continue reading things i like so much it hurts

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I Feel Silly, but…

Okay guys, PLEASE help me. I’m very tech savvy, and I’ve scoured the Help page, but I can’t figure out how to make my full posts appear in the Reader, as opposed to an excerpt. I don’t want everyone to have to click over to the full site just to read a post, because I… Continue reading I Feel Silly, but…

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you don’t have to be black to be outraged

Originally posted on the emptied notebooks:
I want to talk about something that happened in my state last night. Three incredible women set up a protest/vigil in Oklahoma CityΒ to honour those who have been slain by police simply for the colour of their skin and to speak out against the systematic and blatant racism that…

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“The book is constructed as a conversation…” E.L. Doctorow Quotes for Writers ( and people who like quotes)

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
When you’re writing a book, you don’t really think about it critically. You don’t want to know too well what you’re doing. First, you write the book, then you find the justification for it. The book is constructed as a conversation, with someone doing most of the talking and…

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Spring Cleaning in July

My blog’s undergoing a bit of a renovation, with the theme, colours, about page, etc. I’m growing into a new person, and I’d like my special corner of the internet to reflect that – I’m just not entirely sure how yet. (Why do I always decide to do this when I haven’t had any sleep?… Continue reading Spring Cleaning in July

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In Their Own Time, They May Be

“Wait.” Charlotte felt his hand, calloused from over a decade of manual labour and guitar-playing, on her upper arm, his fingers just brushing the edge of her newest tattoo. She sighed inaudibly and turned, hoping some further embarrassment was not forthcoming. “I, uh… I didn’t mean it that way.” His words were quiet and rushed,… Continue reading In Their Own Time, They May Be

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The Gods Never Were Kind

She swung open the door of the little white Honda Civic, her shapely legs emerging one at a time, followed by the rest of her tired, tanned body. She sighed with relief when she planted her bare feet onto the warm concrete and stretched, aΒ smile spreading across her face as she breathed in the pine… Continue reading The Gods Never Were Kind

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