Pride and Prejudice was published on this day in 1813:
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!–When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”–Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Katherine Mansfield died on 9 January 1923.
“When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them.”–Katherine Mansfield
“Authors do not supply imaginations, they expect their readers to have their own, and to use it.”–Nella Larsen
“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.”–John Steinbeck
“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.”–Edgar Allan Poe
Thelma and the Sleaze are coming for you Gunning down the highway With guitars in their eyes, like stars Bigger than life Full of that '70s swagger B-movie queens on the rise Heading to your town Gonna take it over They'll charm your women and drink your booze Yeah, these chicks do it up right Night after night on the stage Leaving nothing behind but your dreams They won't stop Even when there's nothing left to give Gonna conquer the world while you weep Bigger than life Full of that '70s swagger B-movie queens on the rise Thelma and the Sleaze are coming for you Gunning down the highway With guitars in their eyes, like stars
The conclusion to The Thing in the Ruin is now available! Will Ben B make it out alive? There’s only one way to find out.
Benjamin Banneker is trapped under thousands of tons of rubble – and he’s not alone.
Will he make it out alive?
There’s only one way to find out…