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"I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter."
Blaise Pascal

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  • Strauss's spare memoir begins with a confession: "Half my life ago, I killed a girl." Strauss (The Real McCoy) readily acknowledges the problems of writing about this event, the result of a moment's distraction-trying to avoid aestheticizing reality, questioning his own self-involvement, admitting to playing a role of contrition, even remarking that "
  • Anyone who wants to write better articles for their article promotion campaigns would do well to read articles from other marketers on this subject. Below are some useful tips that can help you maximize your article advertising efforts. You should use “no follow” links if you want users to leave comments on your page. When users leave spam in comments (links to unrelated sites),the attribute for “no follow” will let the web crawlers know and the links will not be followed. Poor link quality such as this can hurt your reputation and make a bad impression on your...
  • An amazing book by Yannick Murphy was the impetus to pull this post together, and I’ll gush about it in a minute. First, the question I hope we can work on today: How does a quiet book, likely written by a quiet writer, become known in a world increasingly dominated by the loud? The background During the [...]
  • Reading a Christian blog can stimulate your maturity and spiritual growth. Perhaps you have come to a place where you feel stagnant and unable to move forward.
  • Have you ever had this experience? You finally found the nerve to ask that "special girl" out on a date to dinner and a movie. Without even hesitating she gave you a nervous "yes!".

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Fast fact about writing

It has been said that a monkey, randomly typing away on a typewriter (in the days when typewriters replaced the pen or plume as the preferred instrument of writing) could re-create Shakespeare-- but only if it lived long enough (this is known as the infinite monkey theorem).