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Character Creation (Writing Worksheet Wednesday)

A quick writing worksheet for character creation. I use this all the time! | http://eadeverell.com/writing-worksheet-wednesday-quick-character-creator/?utm_content=bufferb64af&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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"It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and a pencil, trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does." –William Faulkner

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Map of Literary Britain and Northern Ireland Description: Literary Britain as you've never seen it before! This original hand-lettered poster features 188 writers and is exclusive to The Literary Gift Company.

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Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.

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Vita Sackville-West, London, 1939. British writer and poet. // The affair for which Sackville-West is most remembered was with the prominent writer Virginia Woolf in the late 1920s. Woolf wrote one of her most famous novels, Orlando, described by Sackville-West's son Nigel Nicolson as "the longest and most charming love-letter in literature", a biography beginning in the year 1500 and continuing to the present day, called Orlando

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

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An Edwardian ruby and diamond ring, circa 1910. The ring belonged to the novelist, poet and gardener, Vita Sackville-West, who is best remembered for her unorthodox marriage to the writer and diplomat Sir Harold Nicolson, her affair with Virginia Woolf during the 1920s and for creating some of the most admired and influential English gardens of the 20th century. What a beautiful way to set marquise stones.

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Vita Sackville West. Author, Poet and Gardener. ( Cecil Beaton photo) Creator of Sissinghurst

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Virginia Woolf | "She knew that something kept us from disintegrating. Woolf's art searched for whatever held us together. What she found was the self, the essential thing. Although the brain is just a loom of electric neurons, Woolf realized that the self makes us whole. The fragile source of our entity. The author of our consciousness."

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