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INVITE: House of o’dwyer is 19 ! Garden Party like its 1799 invite >

July 15, 2018

Join us for a garden party in Hackney Wick.

Stuck for a gift idea? Let me help.



Garden Party 4pm ’til Casualty

if i don’t see or hear from

you have a great year.




E. Writing Quotes A – Z #JamesEllroy ‘You try to learn who you are. You work hard. You’ve either got it or you don’t when it

June 28, 2018

‘… comes to writing books. And you tend to only get these things if

you want them, and want them to the exclusion of everything else.’

– James Ellroy



Join us for new writers reading to industry professionals.


Like he Apprentice but for novelists!



H. Writing Quotes A – Z #LangstonHughes ‘In all my life, I have never been free. I have never been able to… #writingaboutwriting

June 23, 2018


… do anything with freedom, except in the field of my writing.’

– Langston Hughes






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I. Writing Quotes A – Z. #henrikibsen ‘Our whole being is nothing but… #writingquotes

June 21, 2018




… a fight against the dark forces within ourselves.’

Henrik Ibsen




Then this happened… Dalston Ballet’s ‘Whatever happened to baby Gar.’

June 21, 2018


Dalston Ballet





Rckay Rax


house of o’dwyer


J. Writing Quotes A – Z #ToveJansson People idealise their animals, and at the same time they patronisingly overlook a dog’s natural life – biting fleas, burying bones, …

June 19, 2018


… rolling in garbage, barking up an empty tree all night… But what do they

do themselves? Bury stuff that will rot in secret and then dig it up and

bury it again and rant and rave under empty trees!’



– Tove Jansson



N. Writing Quotes A – Z: #CelesteNg ‘The writer’s job, after all, is not to dictate meaning, but to give the reader enough pieces to create their own satisfying…

June 15, 2018


… meaning. The story is truly finished — and meaning is made —




not when the author adds the last period, but when the reader enters the story and fills that little ambiguous space, completing the circuit, letting the power flow through.’

– Celeste Ng


O. Writing Quotes A – Z: #GeorgeOrwell ‘Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some…

June 15, 2018


… painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were




not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.’

– George Orwell



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