“Life can give everything to whoever tries to understand and is willing to receive new knowledge.” ~Pramoedya Ananta Toer Indonesian author of novels, short stories, essays, polemics, and histories of his homeland and its people Pramoedya Ananta Toer was born on this day in 1925.
As Malusk rushed everyone except Garrick through the door, the priestess and her giant spider attacked. “You have meddled for the last time, Horc!” screamed the Drow, seeing the party disappear into the tomb. Skrie watched as the priestess whispered another spell, no doubt hoping to prevent the party from returning the artifacts. A noxious … Continue reading The Lady of Light
“After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language?” ~Russell Hoban American expatriate writer Russell Hoban was born on this day in 1925.
“Once you have perceived that life is very cruel, the only response is to live with as much humanity, humour and freedom as you can.” ~Sarah Kane English playwright, screenwriter, and theatre director Sarah Kane was born on this day in 1971.
“Forgiveness is the economy of the heart… forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.” ~Hannah More English religious writer, philanthropist, poet, and playwright Hannah More was born on this day in 1745.
(C) 2022, JJ Shaun I spent January working on the novel I wrote for National Novel Writing Month back in November. I finished my first read-through on Monday. Now, I’ll look at it again and add more detail where it feels thin. I’ll also look at the feedback from my Alpha Readers. However, I’ve already … Continue reading Working On My Novel
“To feel, and think, and learn—learn always: surely that is being alive and young in the real sense.” ~Freya Stark British-Italian explorer and travel writer Freya Stark was born on this day in 1893.
“There is balance in life, but not fairness.” ~Shirley Hazzard Australian-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist Shirley Hazzard was born on this day in 1931.
“Where do you think it leads?” asked Garrick. “Dunno,” replied the half-orc. “It goes down int’ th’ dark further than I c’n see.” “Let’s see what’s in the altar room,” said Theren. “What about the skeletons?” asked Skrie. “Did anyone but me notice that they didn’t react until we attacked?” asked the mage. “Er,” said … Continue reading Escape and Back Again
“Change and growth is so painful. But it’s so necessary for us to evolve.” ~Sarah McLachlan Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan was born on this day in 1968.