I Made Discworld Travel Postcards

While my Cross-Country Reading Challenge focuses on real locations in our world β€” specifically the 50 U.S. states + D.C. β€” I’ve simultaneously been on another kind of travel adventure: through Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, which features tons of great quotes on places and travel.

(In fact, there were so many awesome lines that I managed to make my postcards just from the first book, The Color of Magic. There’s a lot of great material in the series, and I’m definitely planning to revisit it for more posts in the future.)

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I Made “A Tree Grows In Brooklyn” Quote Postcards

One of my underrated favorite classic novels, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith made me feel so seen as a reader and writer and dreamer of a young girl. It’s a coming-of-age story with lots of quotable moments and sink-or-swim life lessons, and it’s a source of inspiration and comfort for me.

I’m still figuring out how to manipulate graphics and make them look nice, so forgive me if these aren’t as pretty as they could be. They’re not my best work ever, but I’m sharing them anyway, as part of my ongoing war with perfectionism and self-doubt as well as my slight fixation on sticking to the posting schedule I planned out so carefully yet can’t seem to stop rearranging because it feels kind of productive. Hopefully these “postcards” will bring you a little spark of happiness!

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