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Temptation by K.M. Golland
Temptation (Temptation, #1)
by K.M. Golland (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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Temptationis a poorly written collage of bombastic erotica cliches, narrated by a tedious, immature and entitled heroine. I’m still not sure whether to be ashamed or proud that I actually finished the book. It is just awful on so many levels.

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Two thousand five hundred tons of AWESOME.

(I would like to have seen more sketches and early concept art but still, this highlights a very diverse range of work)
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Paul Rand
“Don't try to be original; just try to be good.”
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Elizabeth Gaskell
“I thought, perhaps you might have had something to say, but I see we are nothing to each other. If you're quite convinced that any foolish passion on my part is entirely over, I will wish you good afternoon.'

'What can he mean?' thought Margaret -- 'what could he mean by speaking so, as if I were always thinking that he cared for me, when I know he does not; he cannot. ... But I won't care for him. I surely am mistress enough of myself to control this wild, strange, miserable feeling, which tempted me even to betray my own dear Frederick, so that I might but regain his good opinion -- the good opinion of a man who takes such pains to tell me that I am nothing to him. Come! poor little heart! be cheery and brave. We'll be a great deal to one another, if we are thrown off and left desolate.”
Elizabeth Gaskell

W. Somerset Maugham
“I always find it more difficult to say the things I mean than the things I don't.”
W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

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“So that is the design process or the creative process. Start with a problem, forget the problem, the problem reveals itself or the solution reveals itself and then you reevaulate it. This is what you are doing all the time. ”
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Elizabeth Gaskell
“What could he mean by speaking so, as if I were always thinking that he cared for me, when I know he does not; he cannot. ... But I won't care for him. I surely am mistress enough of myself to control this wild, strange, miserable feeling”
Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

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