Factober

A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.

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Ladies & GentlemanIf you were happy before him/her, you definitely can be h

Ladies & GentlemanIf you were happy before him/her, you definitely can be happy without him/her. Don't cry.
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Teach them the shame that tells the lie, “I am unforgivable,” when the trut

Teach them the shame that tells the lie, “I am unforgivable,” when the truth is, “I feel unforgivable, but it was out of my control.” Never let them switch those round right or The Adversary will liberate them in a heartbeat, like a bird flying from a cag
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I write in complete silence using only two fingers so I can’t type faster t

I write in complete silence using only two fingers so I can’t type faster than I edit at the same time, saving me from having to go back. Although it does create a lot of capitalization issues. And punctuation problems. I didn’t say it was a good routine.
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Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.

Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.
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Battles are all about strategy, and strategy pivots on priorities. Since my

Battles are all about strategy, and strategy pivots on priorities. Since my priorities were Prince Jalan, Prince Jalan, and Prince Jalan, with “looking good” a distant fourth, I took the opportunity to resume running away. I find that the main thing about
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A President cannot always be popular.

A President cannot always be popular.
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No amount of soul searching would fix my past. There was no magical Band-Ai

No amount of soul searching would fix my past. There was no magical Band-Aid I could stick on my heart, no special glue I could use to make myself whole again. I had shattered to pieces like a fragile vase on concrete; some fragments could be roughly cobb
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The moment you realize that no matter how far away in the sea you look for

The moment you realize that no matter how far away in the sea you look for the love you desire, it is impossible for you to reach it without exploring the deepness within, then you will either walk on the surface or sink deeply. The light will guide you n
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Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after hisor her hea

Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after hisor her heart. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste
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He who reflects too much will achieve little.

He who reflects too much will achieve little.
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If he was looking for fancy embellishment, or obvious signs of wealth, he w

If he was looking for fancy embellishment, or obvious signs of wealth, he was to be disappointed. Amanda couldn't bear pretension or impracticality, and so she had chosen furniture for function rather than for style. If she bought a chair, it must be larg
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Miss Edith Clay brightened the room with her presence. Just from walking th

Miss Edith Clay brightened the room with her presence. Just from walking through the door, she’d made the room a happier place. This was true despite his having spent the last several months assuring himself his recollection of her had to be incorrect. Hi
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