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May 06, 2008


I remember being so amazed when I read Housekeeping for the first time. It starts with about 35 pages of summary narration. So much for show don't tell, right? And it's just gorgeous writing, all the way along. Thanks for the nice post.

Life must not be full of expectations. You can be hurt because of that. One should know how to go with the flow.

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