Factober

All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.

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Essentially prayer is based on a relationship. We don't converse freely wit

Essentially prayer is based on a relationship. We don't converse freely with someone we don't know. We bare our souls and disclose our hidden secrets only to someone we trust.
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Lockhart'll sign anything if it stands still long enough.

Lockhart'll sign anything if it stands still long enough.
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A writer flirts with schizophrenia, nurtures synesthesia, and embraces obse

A writer flirts with schizophrenia, nurtures synesthesia, and embraces obsessive-compulsive disorder. Your art feeds on you, your soul, and, yes, to a degree, your sanity. Writing novels worth reading will bugger up your mind, jeopardize your relationship
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A decision is an action you must take when you have information so incomple

A decision is an action you must take when you have information so incomplete that the answer does not suggest itself.
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Being Jem, Tessa reflected, must be a great deal like being the owner of a

Being Jem, Tessa reflected, must be a great deal like being the owner of a thouroughbred dog that liked to bite your guests. You had to have a hand on his collar constantly.
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It is said "Barking dogs seldom bite".......Unfortunately many dogs do not

It is said "Barking dogs seldom bite".......Unfortunately many dogs do not know this proverb!
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I have a preference for rough architecture, real, inexpensive, unfinished.

I have a preference for rough architecture, real, inexpensive, unfinished.
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Soeur Seraphina gently removed my lace fontanges. It was named for the King

Soeur Seraphina gently removed my lace fontanges. It was named for the King’s mistress Angelique de Fontanges, who had lost her hat while hunting one day and had hastily tied up her curls with her garter. The King had admired the effect, and the next day
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The diversity of our connections outside our particular tribe is directly p

The diversity of our connections outside our particular tribe is directly proportionate to our ability to listen, learn and love.
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Concern should drive us into action not into a depression.

Concern should drive us into action not into a depression.
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Beyond the limit of pain, it is longer painful.

Beyond the limit of pain, it is longer painful.
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She never imagined that at twenty years old she'd already be a widow in bla

She never imagined that at twenty years old she'd already be a widow in black. On the bright side, she was no longer married to Dario, but her future still looked grim.
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