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When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?' —Don Marquis
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“There’s no better teacher for writing than reading... Get a library card. That’s the best investment.” Alisa Valdes
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"Competition to get published & then to stay published, is utterly ruthless. Only the best and hardest working people get there." Ian Irvine
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WOW for #writers and #authors-Draft to Dream #Book Competition now open. Huge Prizes. Details: ow.ly/CyHxk Please Retweet
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Interesting offer from Book Baby:Print 1 copy of your book for $19!* any trim size or binding ow.ly/CwJwC
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"Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you're doomed." ― Ray Bradbury #KeepWriting pic.twitter.com/0Tk9nTdHiV
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No one said it would be easy. Every writer has fears that delay the writing- of failure, rejection, nothing to say.Push through them. Write.
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"Our life is frittered away by compulsive tweeting. Including this tweet." --Henry David Thoreau
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How designers name their pets: "(name of favorite typeface)" "(first name of famous designer)" "(last name of famous designer)" "Pixel"
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I easily control life's little distractions. - FOCUS affirmations bit.ly/Bd51V
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When you have to write an essay but you don't know where to start: pic.twitter.com/5OeYTTAV3s
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Stop yourself from going negative by writing out a list of gratitudes.
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When writing affirmations, write them in the positive. 'I do not get distracted' should rather be 'I stop myself from getting distracted.'
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Write down 3 or 4 favorite moments in your life where U were filled with joy. When meditating bring these moments to mind & spend time there
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Above all, have a good time. If you aren’t enjoying #writing it, you can hardly expect someone else to enjoy reading it. TOM ROBBINS
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You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love. JIM CARREY #amwriting #writing
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55% of YA books are bought by people age 18 & older: onforb.es/1we4Bxe
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What no partner of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when staring out of the window. B.Rascoe pic.twitter.com/wHWIobtScj
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HarperCollins is inviting unsolicited manuscripts from aspiring authors in Australia, New Zealand & around the world wednesdaypost.com.au
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Interesting: Three of the Top 5 best-selling novels of all time are in the fantasy genre tinyurl.com/3a7svw8
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Five frogs are sitting on a log, 4 decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: 5. Why? Because deciding & doing are not the same thing.
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"I think of writing as more mysterious as I get older...The whole process is very weird." --Martin Amis, via @WSJ on.wsj.com/1lYuuRu
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Wiki page for all-time bestselling books (sources listed, approximations acknowledged) is full of surprises. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_b…
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Few books that are cited as "best-selling books" have no reliable sales figures #wrfgoa Source:bit.ly/1rNT2ww pic.twitter.com/pzmgd4PpwC
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You must be prepared to work always without applause. ERNEST HEMINGWAY #amwriting #writing pic.twitter.com/YhamR8IlSX
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Many timeless stories follow this pattern: unhappy > happy >unhappy > very happy #amwriting
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The decline in sales of children's books can have shattering consequences... pic.twitter.com/iKlTdIcm
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If writing is your passion then do it. But be sure you can tell a story.
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“If you don't read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.” Mark Twain
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Book review by my 6 year old (based on misunderstanding the availability of multiple copies?!) @literacylender #read pic.twitter.com/503d9Pjy1R
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The Eight Characters of Comedy: Guide to Sitcom Acting And Writing: amazon.com/gp/product/097…
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Michael Bluth is the quintessential straight man. 6 Weirdly Specific Characters That Are in Every Sitcom Ever - bit.ly/17VH8bC
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It is what it is. It's NOT what it should have been. It's NOT what it could have been. It just is what it is #Repost #Truth
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Roses are red / Violets are blue / If a poem doesn't rhyme / Some people think it's somehow superior to one that does. —Frederick Oliver
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Actress: "I enjoyed your book. Who wrote it for you?" Ilka Chase (wb 109 today): "I'm so glad you liked it. Who read it to you?"
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In some bestsellers, minor characters represent the extremes of the hero's major flaw. #amwriting
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