Factober

After decades spent in rewrite rooms surrounded by other shouting writers, I discovered that I work best alone. I like being in charge of my time, working out the problems according to my own rhythms and being able to nap. That's a big one, the napping on demand!

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They, who continue to stay turned to watch their past mistakes, will miss t

They, who continue to stay turned to watch their past mistakes, will miss the potential successes of the future.
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The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicat

The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?
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Lincoln jibed that a general INVADED Canada without resistance and out-vade

Lincoln jibed that a general INVADED Canada without resistance and out-vaded it without pursuit.
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Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.

Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world.
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There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of

There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
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You can't be happy, you was prank again and again and you was just in a tra

You can't be happy, you was prank again and again and you was just in a trap nothing else. That wasn't him, even this and that guy. You just killed the witnesses and few cops!
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All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.

All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.
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Around about now, young John Owen comes out of the shack lugging my old mus

Around about now, young John Owen comes out of the shack lugging my old musket from the War. At six years of age, our youngest boy already knew his business. Not a word, just brings the shooting iron somewhat closer so's he don't waste powder, then hoists
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The only reason a true friend won't be there to pick you up is because they

The only reason a true friend won't be there to pick you up is because they are lying beneath you from trying to break your fall.
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The Chinese public is deeply nationalist, which matters to China's unelecte

The Chinese public is deeply nationalist, which matters to China's unelected political leadership as much as U.S. nationalism does to American politicians. As China becomes the world's largest economy, there is meaningful public pressure for its power sta
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[Harrier] locked eyes with Zanattar. He couldn't remember another time in h

[Harrier] locked eyes with Zanattar. He couldn't remember another time in his life when he'd been this angry and hadn't hit something.
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Why can't I go to Idris with you, then?Because it's not safe for you thereO

Why can't I go to Idris with you, then?Because it's not safe for you thereO and it's safe for me here? I've been nearly killed almost a dozen times in the past month.That's because Valentine has been concentrating on the two Mortal Instruments that were h
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