Cup of Comfort for Writers: Inspirational Stories That by Colleen Sell

By Colleen Sell

This new addition to the "Cup of convenience" sequence could have writers studying. during this choice of tales, writers of every kind percentage their literary reviews with readers, permitting them to in on functional workouts, technique of proposal, and what it really is prefer to easily write.These members' tales are supposed to motivate. via concerning the ups and downs and bits and bobs in their writing makes an attempt, writers are supporting different writers locate the enjoyment in writing. For the beginner in addition to the veteran, "A Cup of convenience for Writers" celebrates all those that love this literary artwork.

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In Dive, Lucky lived. Yet without the incident in life, Dive would have been a different book. In the story, Lucky’s convalescence is the means by which V steps away from her immediate experience and begins to observe and ultimately discover the sources of her mother’s trauma. It’s the moment that she begins to separate from the innocence of her own childhood and turn a maturing eye to her experience. So can we hope that fiction sometimes acts as A Cup of Comfort for Writers 47 a salve for the truth?

But often we simply sat together, our minds blanked by the tedium of the road. We listened to the thrum of tires on pavement. Time slowed. There was real pleasure in that boredom, those hours and days and weeks of traveling together, of being together, of just being. The things we did, the places we saw, the thoughts we had about ourselves and each other were part of that time, and that time alone. I think some adventures should be lived just for the sake of the adventure. Some feelings should be private; some lessons learned for one’s benefit alone.

Today, I add an extra layer to the recipe for reclaimed earth—one thin page of wet rejection between lime and cow dung. I put my back into it, pitching my fork into the half-cooked pile on my left, turning it over on top of the new pile in front of me, sweating and straining with righteous purpose. A leathery orange rind almost makes me cry. I toss the dried-up peel on top of the mound. I get a rhythm going: stab, lift, pitch, stab, lift, pitch. After a half hour of thrusting, twisting, and tossing, I’m not burying my ego any more; I’m turning the compost heap.

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