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To Become a Better Storyteller, Get Lost in a StoryI regularly find myself immersed in stories, new and old. It's not just in books either; I've often fallen down the Youtube rabbit hole, watching scenes from my favorite games and clips from movies close to my heart.

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Talkin Books In BedThank you to WATTPAD for sponsoring this video, find the 20% off sale here: premium is 40% off this weekend as well!

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Why We Write: Orwell's Four MotivationsIn 1946, George Orwell — of Animal Farm and 1984 fame — wrote an essay entitled ‘Why I Write'.

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Tome Topple Reading VlogPatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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Popular Books I'll Never Read! The AntiChatting through books I plan to never read! Would love to hear your opinions in the comments below!

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The Simple Way to Deal With Rejection as a WriterAnd I don't deserve to be the one to give you advice concerning writing. But as someone who's been writing for some time now and I've been facing rejections from publications and have the first-hand experience with how it feels, I believe adding my voice to this "rejection thing" that writers, especially beginners face, isn't a crime.

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Lit Hub Weekly: November 23-25, 2020In 1960, Richard Wright dies. “If one of them was awarded the prize, the winner would read a statement that rebuked the male-dominated awards hierarchy.” On the time Adrienne Rich turned down a National Book Award.

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A Quest to Discover America's First Science-Fiction WriterIt's been two hundred years since America's first sci-fi novel was published. But who wrote it?

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Do I have that OTHER BOOK?Tag creators... Keeping Tabs: Chapter: you shop on Bookshop.org via my link you support myself and independent bookshops with a small commission: my podcast and channel on...

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Alain de Botton on Emotional Generosity and the Difficult, Largehearted Art of Charity of InterpretationGoethe, who lived and died by the indivisibility of art and life, insisted that we ought to treat the works of others, however imperfect, the way we treat their actions - with "a loving sympathy." And yet one of the most damning paradoxes of our condition is that, again and again, we withhold from others the loving sympathy and empathic...

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What a Creative Writing Degree Teaches YouCan you teach someone how to write? It's the age-old question that every writer will no doubt have an opinion on.

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The Most Discouraging Aspect of Writing for MoneyI once heard the famous public intellectual Christopher Hitchens say that writers must write. A writer is something that someone is, rather than something that someone does.

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Wonder WomenThe day I spoke to Supergirl, May 30th, a global pandemic had pushed the American death toll past 100,000, protests had broken out across the country over the killing of yet another Black man, George Floyd, and the U.S. president had tweeted, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." It sounds like the ideal setting for a superhero to...

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Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%.

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Emily Temple on the Unfocused Desires of TeenagedomThis week on The Maris Review, Emily Temple joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his book, The Lightness, out now from William Morrow.

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The Quest for the Origins of the Human SpeciesThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Darien Gee on Imposter Syndrome, Food Blogging, and Starting an MFA at 50Darien Gee is the guest. She has two books out this year. The first is called Other Small Histories, a poetry collection available from Poetry Society of America; the second is a collection of micro-essays called Allegiance, available from Legacy Isle Publishing.

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What It's Like to Work As a Historical Advisor for Call of DutyWe Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up, hosted by comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland as they discuss all matters Second World War.

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Combat the Flowing Rejections and Trickling AcceptancesA reflection piece that suggests ways to maintain motivation, strategies to apply, and areas of improvement for a young freelance writing career.

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Rewriting the History of 1970s Gay LiberationIn Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation , the acclaimed historian Jim Downs rewrites the history of gay life in the 1970s, arguing that the decade was about much more than sex and marching in the streets.

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Links I loveHappy Friday, friends! We celebrated a lovely and quiet Thanksgiving here in the U.S. yesterday, and today we're taking a long walk, playing Ticket to Ride , and putting up more Christmas decorations.

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5 Genre-Bending Books and What They Teach Us About WritingWhen I was younger, I had a distinct genre of books I enjoyed reading — fantasy.

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4 Signs That It's Time to Say Good-Bye to Your Writing GroupFinding a good, supportive writing group can be one of the more valuable steps a writer can take in their creative and professional development.

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11 New Books by Native American WritersSince it's National Native American Heritage Month, we're focusing on books coming out of the U.S. But it's also worth noting some new titles by either and or about Indigenous people from other parts of North America: A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt , Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline , and Spirit Run by Noe Alvarez.

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Audio Book Recommendation: Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni, Read by the AuthorEvery Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens.

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7 Children's Books By Asian Writers For Everyone Looking To Diversify Their And/Or Their Kids' TBR PileOutstanding children's books by Asian writers to showcase what the world looks like to readers young and not-so-young.

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Food and Travel During a PandemicBooks at that magical intersection of food and travel, perfect for your pandemic wanderlust.

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B-Side Bonanza: Gotham's GlutesA close look at Dick Grayson's marvelous glutes. It's hard to ignore a good backside in comics, ok?

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20 Must-Read Short Books for Short Attention SpansStruggling to focus on reading? Try these short books for short attention spans, like 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings by Sarah Cooper.

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Separating the Art From the Artist: Yoga EditionHow do you separate the legacies of master yoga teachers accused of abuse from the work they've left for modern practitioners?

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25 Of The Best Reading JournalsThe best reading journals help organize and log your reading. Here are options for great reading journals to get you started.

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15 Of The Best Books For Teachers For Gifts Or Professional DevelopmentSome show challenges. Some argue for change. Some offer good advice. And some are simply for laughs.

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10+ New Self-Help Books and How to Find More!Put these new self-help books on reserve at your library or in your digital shopping cart as we bid 2020 adieu.

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The Best Gifts for Feminists 2020: Book Lovers EditionThe best gifts for feminists who love books, reading, and social justice. Book subscriptions, stickers, clothes, and more!

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Audiobooks to Soothe You During Lockdown 2.0: The List List #427Your weekly roundup of literary links around the web.

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Black Friday Deals for WritersThis Black Friday weekend, you can use the discount code OUTLINE to grab my Outlining Your Novel Workbook software at a special holiday discount of 25%.

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Love and Persecution During Napoleon's Invasion of AnconaThe intense interest in the horrors of World War II that has characterized the last few years has tended to overshadow other aspects of the long history of.

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Ithamar Theodor, "The Bhagavad-Gita: A Critical Introduction"Ithamar Theodor's The Bhagavad-Gītā: A Critical Introduction is a systematic and comprehensive introduction to one of the most read texts in South Asia.

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Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron, Read by Soneela NankaniEvery Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured lis...

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Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #122This issue is for November, 2020. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books.

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Black Friday 2020: The 10 Best Black Friday Deals for WritersFrom mugs and apparel to courses and software, here's our roundup of the best Black Friday deals for writers in 2020.

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9 Steps to Writing Better StoriesOne of the best ways to practice writing is to write stories. Even if you primarily write nonfiction or poetry, you should try your hand at short stories.

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A Dozen Quotes by Neil Gaiman to Help You Write Your NovelNeil Gaiman is the bestselling author of such wonderful novels as American Gods, The Graveyard Book, and Stardust.

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Tag Me: 3 Simple Steps for Writing a Tagline for Your Blog or Biz"I need insight on writing a tagline," wrote a member of my online writing group.

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‘Folklore Has Always Been About Futurity': An Interview with K-Ming ChangThe author of Bestiary on mythmaking, how grossness co-exists with beauty, and changing your destiny.

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Towards a New HorizonDuring quarantine, I've been trying to remind myself that I've always been able to find inspiration for a better life.

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"Facts Tell But Stories Sell" Is A Lie"Facts tell but stories sell" is a long-standing aphorism for marketers and aspiring writers across the globe.

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How Much of Yourself Can You Pour Into Your Writing and Still Stay BalancedIt would seem on the surface to be a stupid question. But, as writers, we're used to working alone.

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Seedkeeper Rowen White on the 'Rematriation' of Seeds to Their Native LandsEmergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.

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Why Every Unfinished Draft Deserves to Be Completed: A Guide to Idea ExecutionA few days ago, I was scrolling through my long list of incomplete, unpublished drafts.

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16 Nonfiction Books That Tried to Define AmericaCan a single nonfiction book encapsulate the grandeur, folly, ugliness, bravado, idealism, and tempestuousness of the United States?

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We're Taking the Day Off!We're off for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, but we'll be back tomorrow with our regularly scheduled programming.

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Thanksgiving Classics from the ArchiveErin Overbey recalls a 1943 Comment essay on the topic of Thanksgiving, by the writer and editor Wolcott Gibbs, along with other seasonal writings from over the years at The New Yorker.

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Douglas Stuart: "Shuggie Bain"Douglas Stuart's "Shuggie Bain" is not a book to miss.

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The 3 Elements of Writing: Inspiration, Imagination, and PerspirationSo, you want to be a writer, but you aren't sure you can write. Like any craft, writers learn and perfect their skills.

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5 unconventional fictional families that'll make you miss your own.Dear reader, maybe you're home for the holidays. Maybe you've opted out of Thanksgiving this year and are staying inside your quarantine pod.

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As If to Demonstrate an Eclipse: Comedian Chuck Nice Reads Billy Collins's Ode to the Quiet Wellspring of GratitudeWith a funny and poignant meditation on the personal gravity of gratitude and why being grateful is one of the most powerful things that any one person can do..

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How to Get Started as a Paid Freelance WriterIf you have a job right now, you know something about your job, industry, workplace, or customers that other people don't know.

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NOTHING IN COMMON by Kate Hoefler and Corinna LuykenWhen I think about my most recent picture book collaboration, NOTHING IN COMMON, written by Kate Hoefler, and when I am asked to describe the book, I have found myself rambling on a bit. Not entirely sure how to describe it. Certainly, it’s a book about two kids, an old man, and a dog. There’s also a hot air balloon, and a hint...

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HBO's Between the World and Me is a cinematic collage of poetic declamations.This year has been nothing less than a series of surprises, revelations, and great reminders of the insidious tapestry of the United States.

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Lorde is publishing a book about Antarctica called GOING SOUTH.Yet another musician turns to print! In a November 24 email to her fans, Lorde announced her first book, GOING SOUTH.

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THE TINY BAKER Charms with Swarms of SweetnessTomorrow is Thanksgiving, and if youre like me, you want to dig into dessert first!

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Queer Lit Read-a-thon TBR!Relief for the Phillipines: America Hurricane Relief: Central America Relief: Nations COVID Relief: Prose Club Podcast ft.

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55 Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend in 2021Ready to let your creativity flow? A writers retreat may be just what you need.

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A whistle-stop tour of W. B. Yeats quotations in popular culture.And let's not forget our old pal television. Characters in The Leftovers quote both "Cairo" and "The Song of Wandering Aengus"; Narn ambassador G'Kar recites "The Second Coming" in Babylon 5; Tara quotes "The Second Coming" while reconciling with Willow in Buffy; there's an Angel episode called "Slouching Toward Bethlehem"; and Tony slouches...

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The first wave of is here: Charli D'Amelio's book comes out December 1.As TikTok continues to balloon as a platform, its most popular content creators are becoming genuinely famous—and with fame comes book deals.

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Write Now with Carol Orange. Why this novelist always leaves a…I write fiction. My style is descriptive, mysterious and deep. I began writing when I was in elementary school.

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Here is the shortlist for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.The Costa Book Awards, inaugurated in 1971, are a set of annual literary awards, which recognize and honor British and Irish writers of the English language.

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Alternative TIMEs 100 Best Fantasy NovelsIn which I discuss what books I think should have been on the TIMEs 100 Best Fantasy Novels list...

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8 fictional housewives who have snapped .When I was a kid, I thought that by the time I had reached adulthood, I would be a seasoned cook.

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November Book Haul IIIf you fancy being all kinds of wonderful and buying a book from Book Depository of which I will earn a small commission, then please use this link...

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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon and SchusterPenguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States.

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Lyonel Trouillot writes books in his head.Finally in our series of interviews with the shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Albertine Prize is Lyonel Trouillot, author of Kannjawou, Â translated from the French by Gretchen Schmid.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 25, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Sips by: Experience the joy of personalized tea discovery.

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What to Do When Your Precious Article Get RejectedBe grateful. Your article now has the chance to go from good to great. And if it gets rejected again, it will have the chance to go from great to excellent.

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3 Bad Writing Habits Preventing You From WritingDo you struggle to write and finish your story? Here are three bad writing habits that stop writers from finishing their books.

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100 stocking stuffers that will actually be appreciated, dona€™t feel like a waste of money, and wona€™t be broken100 stocking stuffers that kids will be happy to receive for Christmas and won't make you feel like you're throwing your money away.

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Sleepwalking Through a Texas ChildhoodAn excerpt from "Nights When Nothing Happened" by Simon Han, recommended by Tony Earley.

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You Need to be 3 Conflicting People to be a Killer WriterWhen I first started writing, I tried to do all 3 steps at the same time.

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Whats on my LGBTQ+ TBR? #QueerLitReadCrier's War: and Bonnets: is Dead: Little Light Mischief: Pieces of Silva: of the Moon: : out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: else can you find me?

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A Native Woman Battles Neocolonialism and Werewolves in "Empire of Wild"In Cherie Dimaline's new book, Empire of Wild, the main character, Joan, goes on a journey to prove that a traveling preacher is really her missing husband who has been lost for the past two years.

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How to Find Audiobooks for Sleep and Restful SlumberMeditation and relaxation can look different for everyone. Click for some suggestions for finding the audiobooks for sleep that work for you.

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5 of the Best Morally Ambiguous YA Books About Monster-HuntingIn these YA books about monster hunting, the monsters aren't always what they seem or what the tropes would have you believe.

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10 of the Best Middle Grade Graphic Novels to Gift this YearWhatever the young reader in your life is into, there's a graphic novel for them!

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6 Marie Lu Books and Series to Match Your Reading TastesLove historical fantasy? More of a gamer? How about superheroes? You've got a reading taste and we've got the Marie Lu books to match them.

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10 Great Ancient Mythology and Folktale Books for KidsThese ancient mythology and folktale books for kids will ignite curiosity in ancient history with their spellbinding storytelling.

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15 Of The Best Post Apocalyptic Books In 2020Check out our list on the best post apocalyptic books 2020 has to offer.

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Rioters Behaving Badly: Bad Reading Habits and "Toxic" Book TraitsEvery Rioter engages in some secret bad reading habits from time to time. You may identify with some of our most "toxic" book traits.

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The Perfect Literary Gifts for Tea LoversI didn't drink tea until I was inn my mid-20s, but the past decade and some change have made me a devoted tea fan.

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Now is the Time to Strengthen Your Reading HabitsFrom the simplicity of reading what you enjoy to the power of pro help, here are numerous tips to help you strengthen your reading habits.

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Lit Hub Daily: November 25, 2020The summer of 2020, I spent countless hours helping irate customers cancel their orders of popular anti-racism books.” Katherine Morgan on selling books to white “allies.” - Lit Hub With winter at...

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3 on a YA Theme: 3 YA Romances About Finding Love AbroadEscape to another country and find love with these three YA romances about finding love abroad!

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About That Wave of Anti-Racist Bestsellers Over the Summer&During the summer of 2020, I spent countless hours helping irate customers cancel their orders of popular anti-racism books.

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The Best Reviewed Science, Technology, and Nature Books, November EditionLauren Redniss' Oak Flat, Deborah Madison's An Onion in My Pocket, Kermit Pattison's Fossil Men, Peter Godfrey-Smith's Metazoa, and Robert Macfarlane's Ghostways all feature among November’s best reviewed science, technology, and nature books.

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Douglas Stuart Reads From His Booker Prize Winner, Shuggie BainDamian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories.

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Chris Richardson, "Batman and the Joker: Contested Sexuality in Popular Culture"Richardson's queer reading of the text provides new understandings of Batman and The Joker and the transformations of the Gotham Universe throughout its 80-year existence.

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The Voice of Sheila Chandra with Kazim Ali, Sheila Chandra, and Rajiv MohabirFollowing a reading from Ali's innovative and musical new collection, he will be joined in conversation by Sheila Chandra and Rajiv Mohabir to discuss sound, silence, and embodied art-making practice, as they reflect on Ali's poetry, Chandra's music, and Mohabir's poetry and translation.

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Creativity, the Commonplace, and the Cosmos: Joseph Cornell's Formative Visit to the Hayden PlanetariumPerspectival awakenings in the blue dome, silhouetted city sky-line fringing it, and the gradual appearance of all the stars in the night sky to music..

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The Spark That ‘Writes' Your ArticleWhen we sit down to write, we seek the spark that will light up our minds with new inspiration and start us on a fresh creative path.

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We are all Johnny Rose. Creativity cues from Schitt's CreekWhen I first decided I wanted to start writing, I spent an inordinate amount of time doing anything but.

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My Rebellious Takes On Ya Books!Today's video is sponsored by DISNEY BOOK GROUP and is inspired by the recent release of REBEL ROSE by Emma Theriault!

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Writing Advice From the Winner of "Booker of Bookers"I have been fascinated by the writing of Salman Rushdie ever since I read Midnight's Children probably a decade ago.

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'A Fossil of Our Youth': An Interview with Marlowe GranadosThe author of Happy Hour on charm as currency, the resilience of feminity, and getting away with things.

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How You Can Face Your Fears of Overexposure as a WriterIt is commonly thought that journaling, composing your thoughts and putting pen to paper, can be therapeutic.

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The biggest book tour in history is taking place on… Roblox?We’ve all had to adapt to the pandemic, and some have adapted more quickly than others—maybe none more so than Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, who is touring his new book Ready Player Two on the virtual platform Roblox.

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Close Readings: On Louis MacNeiceSeamus Perry and Mark Ford discuss the life and work of Louis MacNeice, the Irish poet of psychic divisions and authoritative fretfulness.

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Crazy Wisdom: A Love StoryWhen my mother was a child, though, the damage was notable. Her own mother insisted she always wear dresses with sleeves to hide the worst of it—that blight on my grandmother’s parental record—and so my mother’s back-to-school Septembers on the humid bay between Coney Island and mainland Brooklyn were woollen and stifled.

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Redbubble Gift Guide And HaulShop Redbubble: the coupon code for 15% off your entire order now through December 31st.

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Listen to Marie-Helene Bertino's short story about a girl who brings Bob Dylan home for Thanksgiving.She wants to convince her brother to not go to war. When her plan fails, she and Bob do a very American thing: Escape her family by driving around.

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You can now take Zoom meetings from Vita Sackville-West's reading room.Recognizing the needs of the times, Britain's National Trust has finally given the people what they really want: the chance to pretend they're chatting with their employer from Vita Sackville-West's writing room.

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A new library built in honor of Haruki Murakami will open in 2021.Architect Kengo Kuma is designing a public library at Tokyo’s Waseda University, Haruki Murakami’s alma mater, to house the author’s personal archive—as well as tens of thousands of vinyl records Murakami has collected.

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A Good Read: Alexander McCall Smith and Prof Lucie GreenAlexander McCall Smith, author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, and Professor Lucie Green, presenter on The Sky At Night, discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

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Editors Explain: How Important is Fact-checking and How Can I Verify My Information?In an age of misinformation, how can you stand out as dependable and knowledgable? When even the big players get facts wrong, how scrupulous do you really need to be?

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Here's the shortlist for the 2020 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation.Today, the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize announced the shortlist for its 2020 award, which honors a translation in English of an Arabic text of literary merit published the previous year.

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We're Grateful For YouIt's Thanksgiving week here in the United States. While 2020 is not the year we all envisioned, there is still a lot to be grateful for.

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Zahia Rahmani on what it meant to write "Muslim": A Novel.Next in our series of interviews with the shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Albertine Prize is Zahia Rahmani, author of “Muslim”: A Novel, translated from the French by Matt Reeck.

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How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?Stephen King says writing a book should take no more than three months—and this author discovered he's right.

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Books I Recently Read #4 And Giveaway!Visit and fill out the form to be a resident of the US or Puerto Rico to enter -Giveaway ends 11/30/2020 at 11:59pm indicate I was sent this book for free by a publisher, unsolicited or requested by myself -Links with a double slash indicate I will receive a small commission if you decide to purchase something using that link!

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 24, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Carina Press and Custom Built by Chantal Fernando.

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The Magic Luck Machine Behind Successful WritersIs luck the key to writing success? Many are convinced that this is true. No one can deny that there are a lot of factors to "winning" and meeting your goals.

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An interview with the guys behind "Stuff You Should Know"If you haven't listened to Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant's podcast Stuff You Should Know, where they riff on the things they wonder about, I highly recommend it.

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12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December!

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7 Activities to Keep You Moving When Your Writing's at a StandstillEver had a day when the words are stuck like Gorilla Glue to the inside of your head?

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How Do We Put Words to The Experience of Gender?Zeyn Joukhadar on his new novel "The Thirty Names of Night" and the sacred journey of trans lives.

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The 7 Best Feasts from the Redwall BooksThe greatest comfort food isn't at the Thanksgiving dinner you're missing—it's in these children's books about talking mice.

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3 Upcoming Books to Add to Your TBR Right NowSet in a mildly steampunky alternative London in the 1950s, Marion Lane follows Miss Brickett’s Investigations and Inquiries, a secret organization of anonymous detectives who work in the old hidden tunnels under the city.

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12 of the Best Books for Coping With a COVID-19 WinterDo you have a plan for coping with a socially distanced winter? Here are the books and bookish activities one reader is turning to.

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Encouraging Reading for Pleasure While the World is on FireHere's how one librarian is encouraging students who may be struggling with current events to read for pleasure.

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Book Phone Cases That Make Your Phone Look Like a BookCell phones are around constantly. So why not make them bookish? Here are some nifty book phone cases to spoil yourself with.

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5 New Books to Read if You Love Toni MorrisonIf you're a Toni Morrison fan in search of some fresh reads, pick up one of these recent books that share similar tone and themes.

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Comics A-Z: Fairytales, Folktales, and Myths from Engkanto to JujuWhat I'm going to do in this A–Z is look at fairytales, folktales, and myths from a different direction : I'm going to look at stories that are either western in origin that have been reimagined through other lenses, stories that were coopted and have now been retold by the people to whom they originally belonged, or upcoming stories about...

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Bookish Swag For, By, or With People of ColorGet your shop on and grab some fabulous bookish swag for, by, or with people of color for your holiday list or whenever!

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14 of the Best Books About Pop Culture to Distract You From 2020If you're into music, film, and, of course, books, and need some distraction, check out these engaging books about pop culture.

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Books You Should Read If You're a Middle ChildWelcome, fellow middle child. Do you feel neglected today? Do you feel the need to draw attention to yourself in potentially unhealthy ways?

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7 Audiobooks for Indigenous Heritage MonthPick up these engrossing audiobooks by Indigenous, Native, and First Nations authors for Indigenous Heritage Month.

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Lit Hub Daily: November 24, 2020Talking to Peter Blackstock,  the editor behind back-to-back to Booker Prizes. - Lit Hub “My favorite cover illustrations aren’t likely to be your favorites.” Artist Bruce McCall about his favorite...

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Quiz: Create Your Perfect Night In and Get a #Relatable Comic Book RecommendationFrom the creator of Barely Functional Adult, a painfully relatable webcomic with over 130k followers on Instagram, comes a never-before-seen collection of incriminating short stories about exes, murder, friendship, therapy, anxiety, Hufflepuff, sucking at things, freaking out about things, calming down momentarily, melodrama, wrinkles,...

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Literary Agents Discuss Foreign Rights and the International Book MarketLiterary agents Priya Doraswamy and Carly Watters discuss foreign rights, translation logistics, a book's chances abroad, and much more.

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The Best Reviewed Books in History and Politics, November EditionAnthony M. Amore's The Woman Who Stole Vermeer, Declan Walsh's The Nine Lives of Pakistan, Jeffrey H. Jackson's Paper Bullets, Seb Falk's The Light Ages,  and Allan Allport's Britain at Bay all feature among October’s best reviewed history and politics books.

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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker PrizesLast week, Douglas Stuart's Shuggie Bain was announced this year's Booker Prize winner. It's no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel.

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The Life of Carla Capponi, Nazi-Fighter of Occupied RomeWith Teutonic precision, Ordnungspolizei. Sergeant, 33-year-old Georg Johansen Schmidt, every evening at 6 pm, belted his black leather dispatch.

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How Come We Don't Have a Philosophy of Wigs?Translated by Christina MacSweeney Just one step from waste matter, the lowest of the low, an embodiment of falsehood and vanity, the wig has never belonged in the sphere of thought.

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Doughnuts or Donuts? Krispy Kreme or Dunkin'? All of the Above?There is a famous deleted scene that didn’t make it into Pulp Fiction where Mia Wallace interviews Vincent Vega with a video camera while he waits to take her to dinner at Jack Rabbit Slims.

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Erin Brockovich Wants to Talk About the Water CrisisThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Pamela Painter on Reading's Pleasures—and Badly Behaved CharactersPam and I first met at Emerson College where she’s taught since the late 80s, and where I was a Writer in Residence and the fiction editor of Ploughshares for many years.

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Wayne Macauley on Gerald Murnane's Most Memorable BookIt's a slim book, and you could easily miss it. But keep in mind that a slim book can sometimes hold the kinds of riches a big book never could.

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J. S. Sutton And M. L. Mifsud, "a Revolution In Tropes: Alloiostrophic Rhetoric"Theorizing new ways of seeing rhetoric and its relationship with democratic deliberation, Jane Sutton and Mari Lee Mifsud explore and display alloiōsis as a trope of difference, exception, and radical otherness.

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150: Holiday Recommendation Extravangaza!  So Many Damn BooksIn This Episode: It's the big 1-5-0 and since it also happens to be the holiday season and folks are getting a head-start on their shopping, we opened the phone-lines to some of our Patreon supporters to help recommend some books for their wishlists or to pick up for their loved ones!

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Yes, I Write and Edit at The Same TimeAnd amongst all the various useful advice shared in the writing circle, one particular piece of advice stands out the most to me: "While writing, focus on writing, don't edit and write at the same time.".

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You Do You: Three Words Packed With PunchThe idea that we should be true to who we are is as "old as the hills".

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The Problem With NaNoWriMo. 3 reasons why I'm happy I failed the…It's that time of year again! National Novel Writing Month is upon us! Every November, millions of aspiring writers across the globe partake in the grueling, 30 day novel writing contest in the hopes of finally finishing that epic story that will boost them to Pulitzer Prize status.

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Addie LaRue, Cemetery Boys, Less, Cleanness, and painting my nails0:00 - intro 0:50 - the invisible life of addie larue by v.e. schwab 5:51 - cleanness by garth greenwell 9:57 - felix ever after by kacen callender 11:26 - less by andrew sean greer 15:21 - tap out by edgar kunz 16:09 - dear justyce by nic stone 18:19 - pumpkinheads by rainbow rowell and faith erin hicks 19:15 - cemetery boys by aiden thomas.

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Social Media Presence Will Boost the Viewership of Your BlogNowadays, having a presence on social media can help us out with a lot of stuff, be it news updates, meeting new people, staying updated about recent events, and personal or business promotion.

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Letters to WoofyThis series of letters from a young Kurt Vonnegut to his future wife, Jane Marie Cox, whom he called Woofy, during the Second World War, are excerpted from the forthcoming book "Love, Kurt."

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9 Key Strategies for How to Research a NovelWant to make your story world feel real? Want to fill your novel with facts?

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The New York Times Names Their 10 Best of 2020What are you excited to see on the New York Times best list? What titles are missing?

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My Boyfriend Picks My Book Haul! ! Surprise Unboxing! *YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING DO NOT INCREASE WITH A : you must be based in the US or have a US shipping address to enter.

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Reading and Preparing for Bookmas!I receive a small commission from purchases made using the links in my description. This commission helps me to be able to continue making videos for you to enjoy.

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Decades of Alan Rickman's diaries will be published as a book in 2022.Alan Rickman once said that "talent is an accident of genes—and a responsibility," and in autumn 2022 we'll get to see more of Rickman's talent, responsibly.

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Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2020That said, it was a great year for books, from beginning to end. Here are 10 of our top picks, and you can see the full list of all 20 books at the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of the Year.

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A River of Royal BloodPatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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Joy Harjo will serve a rare third term as United States Poet Laureate.Joy Harjo, the current U.S. Poet Laureate, has been reappointed to a third term by the Library of Congress.

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Debbie Macomber's favorite reads of 2020Debbie Macomber has more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Her novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 23, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Skyhunter by Marie Lu, with Fierce Reads.

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Oxford's official word of 2020 is… well, it's a lot of words.Look, Oxford Languages has never exactly stood on ceremony. After all, 2019s word of the year was climate emergency, which is clearly two words.

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100 things about me as a readerThis fall I had the pleasure of joining a classroom of Alabama fourth graders to talk about books and reading.

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Happy Hanukkah? Laura Gehl Says, "Happy Llamakkah! "Im a sucker for a good pun. And when that pun serves a holiday that I celebrate, well, I have to celebrate the pun, too!

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7 Dumb Mistakes You Need to Stop Making as a FreelancerYou can be the best freelancer out there, have the fanciest website and blog, and still not get clients.

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The Force of a Daughter Cannot Be Measured"The Science Teacher's Daughter," a short story debut by Ana B. Freeman.

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Processing Trauma By Giving It a NameSarah Kasbeer on reckoning with the aftermath of her assault in her book "A Woman, A Plan, An Outline of a Man"

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Stock Up On Criterion Adaptations While They're On Sale 50% OffThrough the end of November, Criterion films are 50% off at Barnes and Noble. Grab one of these adaptations.

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5 Independent Bookstore Subscription Services Spurred By the PandemicA round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic.

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Reading Aloud: A Letter of RecommendationTrying to find new ways to get more reading in and really engage with your chosen stories?

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The Neuroscience of AudiobooksConsider some of the recent studies around the neuroscience of audiobooks, or how listening to audiobooks affects our brains.

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Book Lovers Unite: YA Books Set In BookstoresThese stories are packed with love, friendship, family, and, of course, books.

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Angst All the Way Down: Where to Get Started With John Green BooksNot sure where to start with this YA superstar? Check out these John Green books for an introduction to the author of The Fault in Our Stars.

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Want to Explore Some UK Indie Bookshops? There's a Map for ThatJourney across the UK, explore its numerous bookshops, and make a plan for when you can visit with this map of UK indie bookshops.

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11 of the Best Relaxing Comics for Your TBRWhen you need a break from all the stress, put your feet up and settle in with these relaxing comics for readers of all ages.

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How to Find LGBTQ New ReleasesMore LGBTQ books are being published than ever before. These sites will help you find out about new queer titles just in time to preorder!

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5 of the Best Fictional Librarians for Kids and Every ReaderWe can't resist a good depiction of librarians! Check out these fictional librarians for kids, and bonus real-life librarians.

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Lit Hub Daily: November 23, 2020In 1906, Betti Alver, one of Estonia's most notable poets, is born. “In the early days of a first draft, it doesn’t take much for a story to shift.” Nancy Star on the ways we can get lost, in writing and the woods. - Lit Hub Craft.

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Welcome To Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide!Browse away with our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide, and may we all get some joy this season.

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Ep 353: Strike-ThruThis week we're talking Wikipedia vandalism, essays that show their editing work, and creative nonfiction that borrows moves from academic writing.

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The Long Awakening of Adrienne RichSome called her coarse, extreme, too quick to change. In fact, she was always one step ahead, Maggie Doherty writes.

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Ep 446The Buried Giant is a sort of inversion of a typical fantasy novel - instead of a young person setting out to change the world, we get some aging heroes at the end of the Arthurian era trying to decide how everything is going to wind down.

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William Faulkner's DemonsCasey Cep writes that the novelist failed to truly acknowledge the evils of slavery and segregation in his own life but did so with savage thoroughness in his fiction.

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews"Metazoa," "Heinrich Heine," "Aphasia," and "Alexandria."

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Patricia Lockwood on the Extremely OnlineDavid Wallace interviews the author Patricia Lockwood about "The Winged Thing," her story from the November 30, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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7 Steps to Stop Overthinking Your WritingThe problem of overthinking your writing is really part of the larger challenge of learning how to live a truly creative lifestyle.

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Pick Your Pond: How Nonfiction Authors Can Find the Right PositioningAs an author, it's good to be a big fish in a small pond—but you'll benefit even more if your pond is connected to a larger system.

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When Adrienne Rich Refused The National Book AwardSponsored by the National Book Committee, the National Book Awards honored writers in ten categories in 1974.

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A Young V.S. Naipaul Writes to His Dad About Wanting to Fit in at SchoolUniversity College, Oxford May 1st, 1951 Dear Pa, Believe me when I tell you how happy I am that you are writing.

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The Uncertainty of the Future Has Made Storytellers of Us AllSome people get lost a lot. I am one of them. I accept this the same way I accept that I have an affinity for salty food and an excellent sense of smell.

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Danger and Depth in Literary Thrillers: This Month's Audiobook RecommendationsCosby on the appeal of thrillers. The medicine he’s referring to is themes like racism, poverty, and income inequality woven throughout his debut novel, Blacktop Wasteland.

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Like Jazz, Bowling, and Old Hollywood Hairdos? Thank Insects.The sensation of being “in the groove” is the holy grail of jazz. As the renowned drummer Charli Persip described it, “When you get in that groove, you ride right down that groove with no strain and no pain—you can’t lay back or go forward.

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What Happened to the Classic Western? It Got BetterFor tens of thousands of years, human beings have been using fictional devices to shape their worlds and communicate with one another.

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This Isn't an Election Crisis—It's a Crisis of TrumpThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Ntozake Shange on Sun Ra and How She Came to Have Her NameYes, I took ballet from kindergarten through high school. Was I passionate? Never. I was always in the back row of cherubs or angels.

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Writing and Parenting in the Pandemic Blur of Day to Day LifeThis spring, stuck in my house with a newborn baby in the early days of the pandemic, which kept me panicked in the weeks ahead of the baby’s birth and isolated in the weeks after, I clung to my phone like a life raft.

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CMarie Fuhrman: On Encountering a Trapped CoyoteEmergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.

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Dale Kedwards, "The Mappae Mundi of Medieval Iceland"The Icelandic mappae mundi were a series of maps produced in the late medieval period that bore witness to fundamental changes in the landscape of vernacular literary culture, scientific thinking and regional geopolitics.

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! #Audiblegate and the Audiobook Return FiascoWhat’s happening is that Audible, the dominant retailer of audiobooks in the US, has been actively encouraging their customers to return their audiobooks in exchange for new audiobooks.

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I Took This Goal of Writing 100 Articles in a MonthBefore I walk you through this particular month of writing. I want to shed some light on me and my expertise in writing.

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New Feedback Tools for Your Writing ToolboxIf you've been lucky in your life, you've gotten feedback for everything you've done. No doubt that feedback came in many different shapes and sizes.

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Bookmas 2020 AnnouncementGreen Screens -, ,, Song - "Day One" by Declan 3.0 // Intro - The contents / graphics within this video were created and/or edited by : - Canon and Variation by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 22, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by National Book Award Winner Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu.

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7 Things I've Learned From BookTube!Relief for the Phillipines: America Hurricane Relief: Central America Relief: Nations COVID Relief: Prose Club Podcast ft.

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Climate Change SpecialJohny Pits asks writers Carys Bray and Diana McCaulay how stories offer hope and motivate action to address environmental crisis.

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The End of the Year Book TagOriginal up here for Christmas Patreon book mentioned Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister The Midnight Library An Poem for Every Autumn Day An Poem for Every Winter Day The Miracle on Ebenezer Street The Fair Fight Secret Smile Love in Colour Anne of Green Gables.

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Why You Should Finish Reading a Book You HateI'm currently working on a young adult novel that I hope to see published. I'm also an avid reader.

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5 Essential Story Elements Which You Are OverlookingWhen it comes to writing a good story, content is the king. But if awesome content is not well presented, it does not end up performing at it's best.

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The Tennessee Solution to Disappearing Book ReviewsCasey Cep writes about the publication Chapter 16, which is one of only a few nonprofit media outlets in the country dedicated to coverage of the arts.

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Sunday Reading: Voter FraudFrom The New Yorker's archive: a selection of pieces by Jane Mayer, Jelani Cobb, Jonathan Blitzer, Vinson Cunningham, and Jeannie Suk Gersen about voter fraud and the many myths surrounding it.

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The Tennessee Solution to Disappearing Book ReviewsCasey Cep writes about the publication Chapter 16, which is one of only a few nonprofit media outlets in the country dedicated to coverage of the arts.

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How to Write Like Cristiano Ronaldo Plays FootballSports scientists invited Cristiano Ronaldo into a football laboratory so they could study exactly how he plays soccer — using tests to stretch the limits of his ability.

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Indigathon Book TagThe Break by Katherina Vermette A Two Spirit Journey by Ma-Nee Chacaby There There by Tommy Orange Night of the Mannequins by Stephen Graham Jones Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline Elatsoe by Darcy Little Badger The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones.

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How to Worry Less and Write More by Scheduling a Daily "Worry Time"Have you ever started writing with a furry only to stop yourself midsession because you hit a wall of self-doubt?

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READING VLOG: Reading A HYPED New Release + Decorating For the Holidays! !Follow along as I decorate for the holidays and read a much anticipated fantasy release!

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November Book HaulRebel Rose by Emma Theriault Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay of Dragons by Jessica and Joy by Kristin Fake Love Song by David of the Good Ones by Maika Moulite and Maritza Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Karma by Marissa of One by Jaida Jones and Dani a Boyfriend by Gloria and Olives by Jenna Evans Lucky by Jenn Cuban's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow...

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 21, 20202.99Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert Get This Deal.

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The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow REVIEWUS readers, buy the book on IndieBound.

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Rocket Your Writing To The Next Level by Creating Hat TricksStrange as it sounds from someone who grew up in the Panhandle of Texas, I was a child hockey fan.

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Danielle Evans's Sublime Short Stories of Race, Grief, and BelongingKaty Waldman reviews Danielle Evans's collection of fiction, "The Office of Historical Corrections," which examines alienation and the phantasmagoria of racial performance.

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Mentors to LoversPatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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Cosy Reading Night VlogGo and subscribe to David's channel and get ready for all the Vlogmas to support me and be forever in my heart as one of the most kind and giving people ever, YEAH?

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When Your Books Go Out-of-Print. Get back in the gameWhat happens when a book goes OOP — or "out of print? " It's a process, as outlined in the contract between publisher and author.

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The Lost Spells: A Rewilding of the Human Heart in a Lyrical Illustrated Invocation of NatureThe moment one fathoms this, it seems nothing less than an elemental sacrilege not to go through our days - these alms from chance - in a state of perpetual ecstasy over every living thing we encounter, not to reverence every oak and every owl and every leaf of grass as a living benediction.

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Lit Hub Weekly: November 16-20, 2020In 1955, James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son is published by Beacon Press. “Art is made in the space between the artist and their early, chosen readers, a space that is filled with love.” Sheila Heti on the importance of finding your trusted readers. - Lit Hub Craft.

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Write Like Nobody's Reading. Because they probably aren'tIf you're looking for an article that tells you how to get rich quick by writing a ton of crap every day — you shall have to look elsewhere.

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Tier ranking all the books pt21:00 ranking my top 10 videos 11:25 ranking the literally dead book club picks 14:10 ranking my least favourite books.

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Becomes an Editor's Best FriendBuild a strong relationship with your editor by avoiding these common mistakes.

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Top 10 Historical Fantasy Books on my TBRAppreciate the content I make? Buy me a coffee: to support me with some added perks?

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A Novel About Secret Families, and the Fight to Turn Georgia BlueOn the New Yorker Radio Hour, Sanaë Lemoine speaks with Alexandra Schwartz about "The Margot Affair," Charles Bethea discusses the political evolution of Georgia, and Adam Gopnik sees what it's like to be old.

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Poets House's former employees claim that it temporarily closed over their intent to unionize.It's been a tough week for Poets House. On Monday, the organization announced that it would temporarily suspend operations in light of financial losses during the coronavirus pandemic; today, a group of former employees claims that the closure was motivated by recent staff complaints over harassment and discrimination, along with their intent to...

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The title of Yannick Haenel's novel came from none other than Marcel Proust.Next in our series of interviews with the shortlisted nominees for the 2020 Albertine Prize is Yannick Haenel, author of Hold Fast Your Crown, translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

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Writer's Block Comes from a Lack of InputsSometimes your brain is just empty. It doesn't matter how hard you rub your temples or how much you slam your head against the keyboard, nothing comes out.

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Karen Russell: Sleep Donation. "I think there's a way where fiction…Have you had trouble sleeping lately? Did you take a pill for it? What if sleeping pills no longer worked and your insomnia was so acute it could kill you?

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Here are a few more notable short story collections from 2020.Today The New York Times published their list of 100 notable books of 2020—and while plenty of our favorites made the cut, we were surprised to see there was only one short story collection on the list.

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Use Psychology in Your Writing. Your writing is boring, here's how you…Not many people consider psychology's role in their writing, which is unfortunate. But you were smart enough to click on this article and not scroll past it.

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Amazon Releases List Of The Best Books of 2020Amazon has released their Best Books of 2020 list, a selection of 100 notable titles as picked by their editors.

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Here are the best reviewed books of the week.Barack Obama's A Promised Land, Robert Harris' V2, Cynan Jones' Stillicide, and Ismail Kadare's The Doll all feature among the best reviewed books of the week.

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How to Write Authentically and Grow an Audience That CaresYour voice is your most powerful tool as a writer, so don't lose it in the midst of trying to garner more reads and grow your platform.

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Allegheny County Jail Deeply Restricts Access to Literature for Incarcerated IndividualsAllegheny County Prison discontinues access to books for incarcerated individuals, choosing profit over rehabilitation.

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How to Write a Book Title in MLA FormattingIn this post, we'll talk about MLA style and formatting, whether it's appropriate for your project, and most importantly, how to write a book title in MLA style.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 20, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by our Parenting Book Bundle giveaway. Enter now!

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3 Simple Scrum Practices That Will Increase Your Productivity as a WriterIn my first week of writing full time, I got pretty scared about my writing future.

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Kira Bigwood's RUCCL Success StoryThank you so much, Tara, for having me on your blog today. I’m thrilled to share my story—a Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature success story and that almost wasn’t.

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