Factober

In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.

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What is more powerful than the love of a mother? Perhaps only God's hand in

What is more powerful than the love of a mother? Perhaps only God's hand in answering her earnest pleadings on your behalf.
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The dead still come to me every now and then. But the lulls between are get

The dead still come to me every now and then. But the lulls between are getting smaller. They are finding me somehow. I tell them why they can’t move on. I listen to their lives and talk to them if they need it. I still draw their portraits in my sketchbo
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I know the nature of women When you want to they don't want to And when

I know the nature of women When you want to they don't want to And when you don't want to they desire exceedingly.
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To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory

To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory
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I keep being told that my writing is getting better and better. - Now, at f

I keep being told that my writing is getting better and better. - Now, at first I am thrilled by that, but then I think, Isn't everybody's? Do some authors grow cozy with their own style, and stay there?I think of writing fiction as an art form. As such,
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The 'pre-emption' versus 'prevention' debate may be a distinction without m

The 'pre-emption' versus 'prevention' debate may be a distinction without much difference. The important thing is to have it understood that the United States is absolutely serious. The jihadists have in the past bragged that America is too feeble and cor
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At the day's end, a writer lives alone with her story, wrestling with chara

At the day's end, a writer lives alone with her story, wrestling with characters and settings, and the way light filters into and out of a scene. The deeper messages often escape her.Sometimes I take for granted the journey through the telling. At other t
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If you can`t listen to people, they hardly will follow you.

If you can`t listen to people, they hardly will follow you.
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A worm of fear wriggled in Jaden’s stomach, and the ethereal assuredness he

A worm of fear wriggled in Jaden’s stomach, and the ethereal assuredness he channeled moments before evaporated as the worm burrowed deeper. When he next spoke, his own voice of trapped hysteria broke through, the worm having reached journey’s end.
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Oh no, real life is escape. The great terrors, the horrors--we hope--of you

Oh no, real life is escape. The great terrors, the horrors--we hope--of your life come from reading fiction.
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Isabelle," she said, lightening her tone with an obvious effort, "your loya

Isabelle," she said, lightening her tone with an obvious effort, "your loyalty to your friend is understandable --""He's not my friend." Isabelle looked over at Jace, who was staring at her in a sort of daze. "He's my brother.
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They don't remember me even when i'm here, i don't think they'll do when i'

They don't remember me even when i'm here, i don't think they'll do when i'm gone
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