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by marinagraphy
October 5th, 2010, 12:34 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: What Machiavelli Taught Me About Motherhood
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: What Machiavelli Taught Me About Motherhood

OK. I have to read Machiavelli again so that I can see what you saw. I only have two kids, and I suffer the same way you suffered. Motherhood makes so many of us feel incompetent; I completely and whole-heartedly related to your mothering pre-Machiavellian techniques.

Great post.
by marinagraphy
October 5th, 2010, 12:28 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Commas....vagrants of the punctuation world
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Re: Commas....vagrants of the punctuation world

This was really fun to read. I teach College English and I show a powerpoint on commas, but my students still don't get them. I go over them so many times a semester, correcting the same mistakes on so many papers, they're driving me crazy...the commas, that is.
by marinagraphy
October 5th, 2010, 12:24 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Who Would Be Your Literary BFF?
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: Who Would Be Your Literary BFF?

Jane Eyre - She's calm, cool, collected, and she figures out the hypocrites of society at a very young age. Nice post.
by marinagraphy
October 5th, 2010, 12:21 am
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Literary Agents and One-Night-Stands
Replies: 0
Views: 863

Literary Agents and One-Night-Stands

Waiting for a literary agent to call you after he has requested your entire manuscript is like waiting for a one-night-stand to call you the day after he has ravaged your body, drenched in the sweat of your passion, your entire soul spread wide open, naked, wanting to be possessed, to be read, to be...