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Getting Inspiration When Writing

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FallynFinding inspiration when writing can be the hardest part of a writer’s job, but it can also be found anywhere and hit at any time.

KJ Rollinson – her friends call her Kathy – is one of WordPlay’s most prolific writers. She writes something everyday, and her dedication has seen her moving toward completing her ‘Fallyn’ trilogy. Here she explains what inspires her to write, and how she keeps the momentum going:

I am sometimes asked from where I got my inspiration when writing my ‘Fallyn’ trilogy. Well it all started when I went to an Art class and a friend was drawing a very proud dragon, with half-furled wings, perched on a rock. I decided to write a short story of 500 words for her. I called my dragon Solo. As Fallyn says ‘I called you Solo because you are alone, but you will grow up to be the…

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A new to me book website:Bookish.

My original idea was to write about books.I just found this new website devoted to books.Here is a funny article about how Freud would have judged 5 fictional characters.It is in the Huff Post.Under the photo of Freud it says this was originally on Bookish.Click that link  to visit Bookish and sign up if you like it

I can’t get the link right for Bookish

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It] began to seem amazing how often it was assumed that having a vagina automatically meant I was less intelligent, talented, capable, and interesting than the world’s least interesting human being who happened to have a penis.”
Francine Prose


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Reading like a writer

“I’ve always found that the better the book I’m reading, the smarter I feel, or, at least, the more able I am to imagine that I might, someday, become smarter.”
Francine Prose, Reading Like a : A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

This book is fascinating whether or not you are writer

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Discover Francine Prose and what she reads

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I greatly like the writer  Francine Prose and just read an interview witth her.And secondly I found a piece where she talks about her favorite books.I looked at her images on Google Image because I like faces.There are lots of photos of her at different ages and in different moods.I think she has a fascinating face.And mind


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