Archive: February 2015 — Page 2 of 2

Out Of Time

  • February 12, 2015
Out Of Time

January 2015

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Writing Prompt Number 121

  • February 11, 2015
Writing Prompt Number 121

What are your beliefs in regards to cosmetic or plastic surgery?

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Generation Gap

  • February 10, 2015
Generation Gap

My father was 64 when I was born, and that in and of itself created perhaps the greatest generation gap I have ever encountered in my life. In some respects, by fathering a child so late in life, I may have skipped a generation.

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Intimacy

  • February 9, 2015
Intimacy

  Intimacy is not who you let touch you. Intimacy is who you text at 3am about your dreams and fears. Intimacy is giving someone your attention, when ten other people are asking for it. Intimacy is the person always in the back of your mind, no matter how distracted you are. —Unknown

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Writing Prompt Number 120

  • February 8, 2015
Writing Prompt Number 120

Did you ever have your own ‘special place’ as a child?

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Eleanor Roosevelt Quote

  • February 7, 2015
Eleanor Roosevelt Quote

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.  --Eleanor Roosevelt

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William Safire On Writing Tips

  • February 6, 2015
William Safire On Writing Tips

Remember to never split an infinitive. The passive voice should never be used. Do not put statements in the negative form. Verbs have to agree with their subjects. Proofread carefully to see if you words out. If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be by rereading and editing. A writer must not shift your point of view. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. (Remember, too, a preposition is a terrible word to end a sentence with.) Don’t overuse exclamation marks!! Place pronouns as close as possible, especially in long...

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Arthur Schopenhauer Quote

  • February 5, 2015
Arthur Schopenhauer Quote

Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man. --Arthur Schopenhauer

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Writing Prompt Number 119

  • February 4, 2015
Writing Prompt Number 119

How good are you at keeping secrets? Spill 5 closely-guarded secrets.

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Neil Gaiman On Writing Tips

  • February 3, 2015
Neil Gaiman On Writing Tips

Write. Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down. Finish what you’re writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it. Put it aside. Read it pretending you’ve never read it before. Show it to friends whose opinion you respect and who like the kind of thing that this is. Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong. Fix it. Remember that, sooner or later, before it ever reaches perfection,...

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Ray Bradbury Quote

  • February 2, 2015
Ray Bradbury Quote

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no longer reading.  You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.  Just get people to stop reading them.  - Ray Bradbury

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Writing Prompt Number 118

  • February 1, 2015
Writing Prompt Number 118

Is beauty skin deep or does it come from somewhere else?

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