"As writers, we learn most of what we know just by watching the pros, don't we?" ~John R. Trimble
“The silent air-propelled train slid soundlessly down its lubricated flue in the earth and let him out with a great puff of warm air onto the cream-tiled escalator rising to the suburb." (Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, page 4)
"Rosaleen climbed in, sliding over on the seat. I moved after her, sliding as she slid, sitting as she sat."pg. 33Sue Monk Kidd's "The Secret Life of Bees"
"Yes, I could see there was charcoal for cooking it, and shriveled red pili-pili peppers for spicing it, and calabash bowls to put it in, but where was the it, whatever it was?" (92)The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver.
"Yet he remained the family favorite. When he visited home, in his wild and funny presence, I often felt stiff and conservative."Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie(pg. 95)
"Pimples were gathered in peer groups on his face." p. 151"He even slapped her among the bones of her back, catching a sharp piece of shoulder blade."p. 151The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
"David was catnip and kryptonite to me."Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search For Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesisa ~Elizabeth Gilbertpg. 23
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