"Writing: you need to do it to feel good about yourself even though doing it almost never makes you feel good about yourself."
---- Jim Shepard
Guess you have to be careful what you wish for. We've all been shaking our fists at the sky clamoring for snow and WOW -- it came. Nothing like a good old Nor'wester to change the landscape. My writing plans for the day have changed, too, since I'll be making cookies with the Twisted Sisters. Perfect.
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
-- Kin Hubbard
OK - I asked for it. I wanted a critique of a new rhyming MS and I got it. It wasn't a positive critique -- in fact, it was downright embarrassing. But, I let some time pass and now I can see where I got off track.
The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
-- Tom Clancy
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