"As writers, we learn most of what we know just by watching the pros, don't we?" ~John R. Trimble
"Ms. Connors: "Try an outside shot bank it off the board have you thought about a tutor nice shot it's those Ds that are killing you try a lay-up that needs work I could maybe do something about the social studies grade but your English teacher is impossible she hates sports do you have a hook shot?"Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson(pg. 75)
Clare takes my hand, and we stand together, in the crowd, and if there is a God, then God, let me just stand here quietly and inconspicuously, here and now, here and now.Page 194-The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Taylor pushed up from the ground and ran toward the heat, toward the blaze, toward the men on the ground....Seventry yards, running wildly, the world suddenly resembling a war zone...more explosions as paint can after paint can exploded inside, the fire raging out of control...breathig difficult because of the fumes...an external wall suddenly collapsed outward, barely missing the men. The RescueNicholas SparksPage 361
The most famous run-on of all time:It was the best of times,it was the worst of times,it was the age of wisdom,it was the age of foolishness,it was the epoch of belief,it was the epoch of incredulity,it was the season of Light,it was the season of Darkness,it was the spring of hope,it was the winter of despair,we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way— in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
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