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Five Star Friday: Edition #48

There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.
   — Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith

There is some seriously tight writing going on here this week, and reading through some of this week's roundup brought to mind the above quote. I want to thank the writers of the following entries, because you opened your veins with style.

"An Evening with Bazarov" from A Falling Tree

"Wicker Hurt My Feelings" from Steam Me Up, Kid...

"Breaking the Silence: On Living Pro-Lifers' Choice for Women" by Shaker Anonymous at Shakesville

"Losing a Friend" from 15 Minute Lunch

"Armageddon, A Tutorial (Part 1)" from Uncouth Heathen

"My Little Girl Is Growing Up..." from Out-Numbered

"Yangalicious! And 9 More Reason I Still Love Grey's Anatomy" by Black Hockey Jesus at MamaPop

"Sons, I'm Sorry, I HATE Your Grandma..." from All About Your Child

"Night, Spunky Independent Variation" from Not-Ever-Still Life with Girls

"My Big Fat Bungled Gynecologist Visit" from Not That You Asked...

"Impervious" from Waiter Rant

"In Which We Explore the Ridiculousness of 'Dressing for Your Shape'" by Hortense at Jezebel

"Caretakers of Memories" from Queenofpastures' Blog

"How to End a Quarter-Life Crisis in Four Years or Less" from A Cautionary Blog

"As We Mourn the Breakup of Jen and John Over His Excessive Twittering*, Let Us Pause to Remember 18 Other Celebrity Relationships Laid to Waste by Careless Use of Electronic Media" from Tink's Mom

Please come back and share good writing with us over the coming week to be featured on the next Five Star Friday. If you have read a really good piece on someone else's weblog, submit it by Thursday at midnight CST to have it featured on Five Star Friday.

And because you are a fan of finding good new writing on the internet:

Best weekend, everyone!

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