Adela Crandell Durkee

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Adela Crandell Durkee I just start writing. Sometimes I start with "I don't have anything to write about today, so I'm rambling about until something grabs me..." That…moreI just start writing. Sometimes I start with "I don't have anything to write about today, so I'm rambling about until something grabs me..." That usually works. Most of the time I use the keyboard, but if I'm really stuck, I get out my nice fountain pen and a notebook. That knocks the cobwebs out.(less)
Adela Crandell Durkee #1: You must write.

#2: Read.

#3: Learn all you can about writing and apply what you learn.

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#1: You must write.

#2: Read.

#3: Learn all you can about writing and apply what you learn.

#4: Join a book club and listen to what readers enjoy.

#5: Rinse and repeat.(less)
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A Ship of Pearl

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A Ship of Pearl by Adela Crandell Durkee
"With Adela's writing, you are immediately transported to the time of the depression and the Craine family's world. She paints a literary picture that is unforgettable. The laughs, the tears, the mischief, the heart ache. I'm hoping there's a seque..." Read more of this review »
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I enjoyed A WRINKLE IN TIME on Audible. I never had the pleasure as a child. If you did, please read it again. There's so much here for adults to savor. So much that makes me want to read more. Besides Madeleine L'Engle's story, I loved the afterward ...more
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“Sunshine dances off loose hairs floating up in the breeze like spun gold dancing around hearts inside of hearts that are really bodies bent over in work.”
Adela Crandell Durkee, A Ship of Pearl

“What’s LIFE? A Magazine. How much does it cost? A dime. I only gota nickel . Well, that’s life.”
Adela Crandell Durkee, A Ship of Pearl

“Funny how guilt sneaks into my lungs and tries to strangle me, just when I think I wrestled it into the past.”
Adela Crandell Durkee, A Ship of Pearl

“it is natural that the father should yearn for the son, while the son's feeling for the father is of a very much weaker nature.”
Anthony Trollope, Phineas Finn: The Irish Member

“Men who think much want to speak often,”
Anthony Trollope, Phineas Finn: The Irish Member

“Resist fear,” Jesus said. “Fear is always in the future. Cut through it. Resist it.”
Roland Merullo, American Savior: A Novel of Divine Politics

“The realm of human understanding is the only realm most of us have access to,” I said.”
Roland Merullo, American Savior: A Novel of Divine Politics

“I doubt if he himself leaks even enough to piss more than once a year on his birthday,”
Jennifer Lee Carrell, Interred with Their Bones

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