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Adrienne Clarke

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I think I became a writer because the world inside my head was so real and vivid, sometimes more so than the outside world. In some sense I have lived parallel lives, present in my real and imaginary lives in different ways. Because much of my childhood was spent searching for faeries or reading about them, it is natural that my work would encompass faerie tale themes and other magical elements. In the words of Tennessee Williams, forget reality, give me magic!

Adrienne has previously published short stories in The Storyteller, Beginnings Magazine, New Plains Review, and in the e-zines A Fly in Amber, Grim Graffiti, Les Bonnes Fees, The Altruist, The Devilfish Review, and Rose Red Review. Her short story, Falling was awarded second place in
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Average rating: 4.20 · 44 ratings · 28 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
To Dance in Liradon

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Happy spring reader and writer friends! I do love to use the word spring in a sentence, any sentence, but I haven’t put my woollies away just yet. As I write this I’m still surrounded by snow banks slowly melting into dirt. The good news is after months of wind chill factor we’ve finally reached a high of +5! Not exactly balmy, but not so cold your eyelashes freeze together either, and that’s e... Read more of this blog post »
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“And I pray one prayer--I repeat it till my tongue stiffens--Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living! You said I killed you--haunt me, then!...Be with me always--take any form--drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!”
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“Oh, I'm burning! I wish I were out of doors! I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free... and laughing at injuries, not maddening under them! Why am I so changed?”
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“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same; and Linton's is as different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire”
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“Because if she let go of her grief even for a minute it would only hit her harder when she bumped into it again. ”
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“We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.”
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Adrienne Clarke Nice to meet you, Sandra!


Sandra Thanks for friending me, Ms. Clarke!


Adrienne Clarke You're welcome, Owen. So nice to meet you!


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Owen Jones Hi Adrienne,

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Thank's for accepting my request of friendship.

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Adrienne Clarke Elizabeth wrote: "Thanks for the add, Adrienne!"

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