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About nikkimmascali

I am an editor, writer and New Yorker who has ink for blood and the blog name + tattoo to prove it. Also of note: I follow more dogs than people on Instagram. This is my blog about reading, writing and absolutely no 'rithmetic because I am horrendous at math.

Writers’ Wisdom

“Becoming a writer means being creative enough to find the time and the place in your life for writing. Heather Sellers NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“I’m just going to write because I cannot help it.” Charlotte Bronte NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

I’m still reeling from the fact that David Bowie passed away Sunday at 69. He was an ever-present artist, one I’ve always admired and been interested in, ever since I was a little girl. It just feels weird — and … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

Lately, I’ve been haunted by thoughts of Ireland, its beautiful, rustic landscapes, its wonderful people, the total peace I felt when I visited last year and the excitement that maybe I might return sooner rather than later, God willing. So when I was thinking about … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“Writing is the painting of the voice.”  Voltaire NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“I’m not the first writer who would tell you: I learned to be a writer from reading.”  John Irving NMM

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Writers’ Wisdom

“The way to write a book is to actually write a book. A pen is useful, typing is also good. Keep putting words on the page.” Anne Enright  NMM

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