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Angie Klink

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Born
in Frankfort, Indiana, The United States
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Angie Klink writes from the sleeping porch turned office of her circa 1900 home in Lafayette, Indiana. As she looks out onto the heart of the city’s downtown along the Wabash River with the Tippecanoe County Courthouse dome a beacon on the horizon, she writes about lives worth emulating. Her most recent book is "The Deans' Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality" published by Purdue University Press, March 2014. She also authored "Kirby’s Way, How Kirby and Caroline Risk Built their Company on Kitchen-Table Values," published by Purdue University Press, July 2012,
Angie is honored to bring to life two pioneering Purdue educators who improved the lives of American women in her book "Divided Paths, Common Ground." She authored
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Angie Klink I don't have writer's block. When working on a deadline, a writer cannot afford to even think of such a cliched stigma associated with writing. You si…moreI don't have writer's block. When working on a deadline, a writer cannot afford to even think of such a cliched stigma associated with writing. You sit in the seat and begin writing. At first, the writing may not be something you keep, but eventually, the flow begins and good and worthy writing arrives. (less)
Angie Klink I adore being in complete control of the creativity, the crafting of the book, the ebb and flow of every sentence, paragraph, and chapter. The book is…moreI adore being in complete control of the creativity, the crafting of the book, the ebb and flow of every sentence, paragraph, and chapter. The book is all mine. I love choosing the perfect word, the perfect pairing of words, and seeing them pirouette like ballerinas into paragraphs to lure the reader to think, sigh, and want more. (less)
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“December 29, 1946: Snowing this morning. The year seems to be dying in a light white blanket. Only three more days of this year, then comes a new one. Then, what? No one knows.
-- Diary of Bertha Kate Gaddis who passed away 6 months later, age 78, West Lafayette, IN.”
Angie Klink, Divided Paths, Common Ground: The Story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, Pioneering Purdue Women Who Introduced Science into the Home

“Form follows emotion”
Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs

“December 29, 1946: Snowing this morning. The year seems to be dying in a light white blanket. Only three more days of this year, then comes a new one. Then, what? No one knows.
-- Diary of Bertha Kate Gaddis who passed away 6 months later, age 78, West Lafayette, IN.”
Angie Klink, Divided Paths, Common Ground: The Story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, Pioneering Purdue Women Who Introduced Science into the Home

“You will lose someone you can’t live without,and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”
Anne Lamott

“Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it.”
Rick Bragg, All Over But the Shoutin'

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