Marina

Single Dream / Um sonho

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“A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.” — J.R.R. Tolkien   “Um único sonho é mais poderoso do que mil realidades.” – J.R.R. Tolkien Fonte: Book Nynph

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As a writer / Um escritor

Livros

“As a writer one doesn’t belong anywhere. Fiction writers, I think, are even more outside the pale, necessarily on the edge of society. Because society and people are our meat, one really doesn’t belong in the midst of society. The great challenge in writing is always to find the universal in the local, the parochial. […]

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Reminders / Lembretes

Livros

“1. Contrary to popular belief, waking up early isn’t going to drastically alter your life or effect how you’re feeling. So sleep till noon and relish in the way laying in bed all day makes you feel a little more human. 2. Drinking your coffee ‘black’ doesn’t make you cooler or more sophisticated than the […]

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Home / Casa

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Pois é… “It’s funny. When you leave your home and wander really far, you always think, ‘I want to go home.’ But then you come home, and of course it’s not the same. You can’t live with it, you can’t live away from it. And it seems like from then on there’s always this yearning […]

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Virgin / Virgem

Livros, Mitologia

Para pensar.   “Ancient moon priestesses were called virgins. ‘Virgin’ meant not married, not belonging to a man – a woman who was ‘one-in-herself’. The very word derives from a Latin root meaning strength, force, skill; and was later applied to men: virile. Ishtar, Diana, Astarte, Isis were all called virgin, which did not refer […]

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Don’t quit / Não desista

Livros

Bom conselho. “Don’t quit. It’s very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it’s very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can’t get fired if you don’t write, and most of the time you don’t get rewarded if you do. […]

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The word / A palavra

Dicionário da Marina

“I HATE THE WORD HOMOPHOBIA. IT’S NOT A PHOBIA. YOU’RE NOT SCARED. YOU’RE AN ASSHOLE.” —Morgan Freeman “Eu odeio a palavra homofobia. Não é uma fobia. Você não tem medo. Você é um babaca. ” – Morgan Freeman Via Skylight dreams

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Being a writer / Ser um escritor

Livros

“The hardest thing about being a writer is convincing your wife that lying on the sofa is work.” –John Hughes “A coisa mais difícil de ser um escritor é convencer sua esposa que ficar deitado no sofá é trabalho.” – John Hughes Não só convencer a mulher, mas convencer todo mundo hehe Via Go Into the […]

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