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I’ve never read a truer thing about writing (and literature). And this is only the second chapter of Richard Ford’s The Sportswriter. This book is a masterpiece!

Over a few pages, Frank Bascombe talks about why he gave up writing his novel:
“Why did I quit writing?...we both got gloomy in an attempt to be serious, and...didn’t understand the vital necessity of the play of light and dark in literature. I thought my stories were good at the time...they seemed to have a feeling for the human dilemma...
...it was also true that there were a good many descriptions of the weather and the moon...and many of them ended with men staring out snowy windows...they also seemed to depend on silence a lot. I seemed, I felt later to have been stuck in bad stereotypes...
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I’ve been asked to start my #CSISchoolForWriters up again #writingcommmunity
I’m glad you all have missed it. If you want to be tagged or Untagged let me know. I’m starting back up w/ a bang or a pop depending on temperature and going right for it...
On Human Decomposition: 1/
Tagging: @PaulaMHunter1 @authorkayn @dragonspleen @Mara_A_Miller @MBWorkhouse @AuthorPrime01 @ChuckRothman @Wrightdj21 @sharagodwinson @JerichoSWayne
Feel free to tag anyone you want to be in on this. I’ll try to do it a few times a week. Trigger earning here. Decomp= gross 2/
First off it really annoys me to read a book and have a murder victim showing parts of all 5 stages of decomposition. Seriously annoying. I will throw the book across the room.
By that you probably guessed that there are 5 Stages of Human Decomposition. I will explain each. 3/
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