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by Bradlee
July 26th, 2010, 10:45 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Favorite quotes about writing
Replies: 62
Views: 9149

Re: Favorite quotes about writing

"The thing that tells me when one of the pictures in my head or phrases in my ear is a story, and not a mere afternoon’s distraction, is its life, its strength, its vitality. If you were picking up stones in the dark, you would know when you picked up a puppy instead. It’s warm; it wriggles; it’s a...
by Bradlee
July 22nd, 2010, 2:37 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Favorite quotes about writing
Replies: 62
Views: 9149

Re: Favorite quotes about writing

"The first draft of anything is shit." Hemingway

Sometimes, that quote is the only thing keeping me from quitting.
by Bradlee
July 7th, 2010, 8:31 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 720
Views: 284750

Re: Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

The Lost and the Found Upper middle grade-adventure fantasy 250 words It was Thursday afternoon and as usual, Cooper Dalton was getting beat up. His tormentor was the same as every other day; Michael Easley, known as Measley by those too afraid to say it to his face. He wasn't the only bully that pi...