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“Fruitful Miracle”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you.”    John Greenleaf     Whittier “Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude.”   Marcel … Continue reading

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“Cool Factor”

“People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”    Logan Pearsall Smith Printed books have had a rough time of it recently, but they seem to be on the upswing, both in America and across the pond. … Continue reading

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Rigorous Reading

James Scott Bell is the author the award-winning thriller Final Witness and of several how-to guides, including Plot & Structure, Revision & Self-Editing, and The Art of War for Writers. In “7 Things That Will Doom Your Novel (& How … Continue reading

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Amazing Feeling

I’ve just finished reading a novel. There are other things I could have been doing, but I was almost at the end of the story and it compelled me to pick it up again. I want to talk about the … Continue reading

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Writer’s Odyssey

He was born in West Virginia, where his forbears were once slaves. His mother died when he was a little boy and the children in his family were scattered in different directions by the tragedy. He was taken in by … Continue reading

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Drilling Deeply

A writer and dog-walking pal of mine named Chris told me one day in passing about a book she loved called Olive Kitteridge. It took me a while to delve into this Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Elizabeth Strout, but from … Continue reading

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Energy Exchange

Don’t you love it when a friend or family member suggests a book to you that you really enjoy and then you turn around and suggest one that they think is wonderful? When this happens, it’s not just an exchange … Continue reading

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