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five days five quotes challenge -#5

The last of my quotations addresses the need for writers to live in, and with, all manner of writings.  Read poetry every day of your life. Poetry is good because it flexes muscles that you don’t use often enough. Poetry expands … Continue reading

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five days five quotes challenge – #4

Today’s writing-related quotation is about notebooks. I have lots of them and I do mainly ethnographic research, so it’s not surprising that this speaks to me.  ( Keeping) the field notebook or diary (is) the making of a fetish: the construction, guarding, cherishing, … Continue reading

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five days five quotes challenge – #3

So far so good with the quotations then. This one may seem bit different  at first – but then maybe you are starting to see a bit of a theme in my choices… First sentences are promissory notes. Whether they foreshadow plot, … Continue reading

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five days five quotes challenge – #2

This week I’m posting a favourite writing related quotation each day. Today’s quotation is about the importance of planning.  I plan. I’m a planner. I know I’ve mentioned this before, but it really is quite important – planning makes life easier … Continue reading

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five days five quotes challenge – #1

I’ve set myself a little challenge this week – to find five quotations about writing. Not just any quote, but ones that I love. And then because finding isn’t enough, I will post the quote each day. This first quotation speaks to … Continue reading

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