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The Toni Morrison Principle. Lessons for parents on stealing time to…Working parents who wish to write may struggle to find a healthy balance of work, family, and art.

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How To Add Words Into Your Active Vocabulary and Use Them in Your WritingThere are two types of vocabulary; active and passive vocabulary. Writers' goal is to transfer as many words as possible to their active vocabulary.

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3 Ways to Avoid Rushing Your BookIt's understandable that writers want to see their books out in the world as soon as possible.

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Standalone Books I Need To Read Asap!Episode three of my live show series, books before bed, is this thursday at 9 PM EST on my yt channel!

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Expressions Explained: Age is Mind Over MatterThere is nothing like a pandemic to turn our minds toward aging. Many of us feel decades older in all of one year.

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Shoot Ideas from Your Keyboard Like RocketsFor years, I had occasional good ideas for creative projects. New ideas would pop up once every few months, and I'd jot them down.

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Books I Want to Read in March!The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Lucky by Jenn City by Sarah J. Soulmate Equation by Christina Girl by Morgan Pho Love Story by Loan by Marie Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley by Liz Doorways and Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Downstairs Girl by Stacey of Ebony by J.

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February Wrap-UpWhat's Happening in Trinidad? : AAPI Hate: AAPI Communities: on the Farmers' Protests: about Myanmar - : Black Book Summit - Relief Drives: Learning Resources: about the Indian Farmers' Protest: the death penalty: for the Philippines: America Hurricane Relief: Central America Relief: Nations COVID Relief: Podcast on ENDSARS - to ENDSARS:...

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Write Now with Zarrar SaidZarrar Said often writes in a silent room. Sometimes that works for me, but I often need distractions.

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You Don't Have to Be a Great Writer to Make MoneyThe most well-paid writers in the world aren't the most skilled or talented. They are the ones who consistently have the chutzpah to publish things, saying, "This is the best that I can do." Would...

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Why We Stop Writing: 3 Lies Writers Need to Stop BelievingBest-selling author Paul Anyone shares the three lies that stop people from writing, and encouragement on how to defeat "The Liar."

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Episode 189: The Low DesertThis week, Julia, Tod, and Rider go behind the scenes of Tod's new book, The Low Desert, out now from Counterpoint.

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10 Important Writing Skills to Learn if You Want to Stand out From the MassLess than a year ago, I started writing, and so far, I have made 5 figures.

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The Perfect Housewarming Gift is White-Hot EnvyThe Vase” by Rumena Bužarovska is a delicious comedy of manners, rife with aspirational friendships and apartment envy.

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How to Write an Emotionally Compelling Novel: A Beginner's GuideTo write an excellent novel centered on a protagonist your readers will love, you must love your protagonist first.

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"What's Mine and Yours" Navigates the Boundaries of Family and RaceNaima Coster's second novel looks at the family and community tensions that arise when two school districts are merged.

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15 immersive historical fiction books about overlooked eventsReaders, we just released a delightful episode of What Should I Read Next featuring our first duo.

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9 of the Best Novels About Diaspora to Shift Your PerspectiveThese essential novels about diaspora, covering a variety of regions, explore power, privilege, identity, and the complexities of belonging.

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Reflections on Rereading and The SelfA reader considers what makes rereading an enjoyable and insightful practice, and how stories change with rereads.

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6 of the Darkest 2021 SFF Books to Keep You Up at NightIf you, like this reader, find truly dark stories as cathartic as they are compelling, check out some of the darkest 2021 SFF books.

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The Books I Would Bring If I Made It Onto SURVIVORThe game of Survivor requires a very specific skill set. Here are the books I would bring to guide me.

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Where To Find Audio Dramas and Audiobooks With Sound EffectsAudio dramas and audiobooks with sound effects can be a great way to diversify your listening platter or enhance your listening sessions.

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7 of the Best Comedy Manga to Enjoy On Sunny DaysHave a look at 7 of the best comedy manga you can find right now, with hilarious storylines that will bring you laughter 24/7.

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Libraries Offering Services to Seniors During COVID-19 PandemicTaking a look at libraries offering services to seniors during the pandemic, with programs for memory care, vaccine roll-out, and more.

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Gifts For Readers Who Love Books and CatsThe purrfect goods for readers who fall in the center of the "loves books" and "loves cats" Venn diagram.

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7 of the Best Witchy Books Like WandaVisionIn this list of witchy books like WandaVision, one Rioter gives a rundown of the best books featuring girls with dangerous magical powers.

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10 of the Best March 2021 YA Books to TBRGet ready for some buzzy books! Check out some of the must-read March 2021 YA books hitting the shelves and your to-be-read lists this month.

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The Blessing of Tomb Guard Values by Jeff GottesfeldI give a lot of credit to my parents for their guts. Or maybe they were just trying to find respite, since by end of my first grade, we were three boys under age six at home in Teaneck, N.J., and another on the way.

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Assumptions About The Freelancing Life That Derails New WritersThe television show, more so than the book, depicts the unattached writer as a free-spirited goddess.

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The Limits of Representation: Huda Awan Finds Herself in Portnoy's Complaint 9 Literary HubThe first time I turned to notebook and pen with purpose, I did so while locked in the bathroom, the only room in the house with a key in the door.

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Edward Carey Talks to Alexander Chee About Rewriting a Myth, and the Enduring Power of Pinocchio 9 Literary HubFeatured image from the UK cover of The Swallowed Man, by Edward Carey. The story of Pinocchio is something that has taken several shapes in my life.

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Anne Lamott on Writing a Book for Those Feeling Hopeless 9 Literary HubAnne Lamott is the bestselling author of seven novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California.

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On Obsessive Female Relationships in Literature: A Reading List 9 Literary HubI was a high school cheerleader. Fridays we wore our uniforms to school. I’d walk down the hall, short skirt flapping, long ponytail flagging, and turn my head to watch the girl who walked opposite.

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Youth Rediscovered: 8 Great Books About Black Boyhood 9 Literary HubMy new memoir, Black Boy Out of Time, details an experience of Black boyhood that was atypical in many respects, not least of which being that I somehow wound up in the chimerical hold of a non-binary gender identity as an adult.

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Food is Love: Weaving Together World War II History and Family Recipes 9 Literary HubThe toasty scent of hot scones, blackcurrant jam bubbling in the pot, my bare feet on the cold stone kitchen floor, my grandmother bustling about in her floral apron: These were the hallmarks of my...

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Tracking the Changing Ways We Talk in the COVID-19 Era 9 Literary HubIn Ann Arbor, Michigan, a man and his wife take their daily walk around the neighborhood, pointing out things that weren’t there yesterday.

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A Year Into Lockdown& Are the Teens Okay? 9 Literary HubThe 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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When Lawrence Ferlinghetti Defended a Tribute to Allen Ginsberg 9 Literary HubIn spring of 1997, Nancy Peters, the remarkable publisher at City Lights Books, called with the sad news that Allen Ginsberg had died.

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An Afternoon with Lawrence Ferlinghetti in the Last Light of San Francisco 9 Literary HubA favonian October afternoon in the San Francisco of 2005 finds you in North Beach, on Columbus Avenue, sitting in the empty bar at Rose Pistola, way over in the corner, nursing a glass of red and polishing a manuscript titled A San Francisco Writer.

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Interview with Patricia EngelPatricia Engel is the author of The Veins of the Ocean, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; It's Not Love, It's Just Paris, winner of the International Latino Book Award; and Vida, a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway and Young Lions Fiction Awards, New York Times Notable Book, and winner of Colombia's national book award, the Premio...

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March TBRAoife: : : Patreon Book. Touch my Hair Promising Young Women Guard Your Heart Acts of Desperation The Tainted Daughter of the Forest The Henna Wars Rachel's Holiday Normal People: The Scripts Here is the Beehive A Ghost in the Throat.

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Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's FeminismIn the anthology Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism!, Daisy Hernandez and Bushra Rehman have collected a bold group of emerging writers whose prescient and intimate writing paints an expansive portrait of the experience of being women and femmes of color.

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5 of the Most Commonly Confused Words in the English LanguageThe English language is filled with words that look similar and sound alike. However, they mean different things.

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3 Types of Editing That Artificial Intelligence Can't DoNot long ago, this seemed like creative professionals would never have to deal with this question.

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How Pythagoras and Sappho Radicalized Music and Revolutionized the WorldThe story of the invention of the love song, the worlds first algorithm, and the mathematics of transcendence.

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A Short Comic Introducing Tiny Kitty, Big City by Tim MillerDear Friends,. It is a special treat for me to visit the Nerdy Book Club today and share this short comic with you about how the experience of rescuing a stray cat and her litter of kittens in New York City inspired the idea for my new book, Tiny Kitty, Big City, which is&.

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'We Just Published That Story'You took the time to write your very best book, only to suffer the anguish of seeing another writer beat you to the punch.

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Chain of Iron Tea Party with Cassandra ClareJoin our live victorian tea party with special guest Cassandra Clare to celebrate the release of Chain of Iron today!

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The Ripped Bodice's 2020 Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing ReportThe Ripped Bodice has come out with their fifth annual State of Racial Diversity in Romance Report and, spoiler alert, the overwhelming whiteness in romance publishing that they identified in 2016 has not been solved.

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Here's How to Write an Angry EmailShort answer - never send an angry email. Long answer - even if you, there are a few pointers to keep in mind.

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Optimistic CautionCatherine Moore, a consultant clinical virologist at Public Health Wales, and Rupert Beale, a clinician scientist group leader at the Francis Crick Institute, talk to Thomas Jones about the vaccine rollout for Sars-CoV-2, the new variant originally found in Brazil, and whether the virus might ever be eliminated.

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February Wrap Up! !Check out. my IG: stamps / books mentioned Intro Stormlight Archives Ray Bearer The Kiss Quotient Take a Hint Dani Brown The Parable of the Sower The Lesson The Sound of Stars Remote Control Kings of the Wyld The Office of Historical Corrections Outro.

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A Good Read: Twayna Mayne and Simon SavidgeThe comedian and the books blogger talk to Harriett about their favourite books.

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Editors Explain: What are the Worst Offenders in Terms of Filler Words?So, uh, hmm, basically, like, if I'm being honest, in my opinion, personally, I think — yes, it me, I totally, definitely am the worst offender of filler-word usage, is this question a personal attack?

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‘It's Powerful to Let People Love You with a Name that You Chose for Yourself': An Interview with Zeyn JoukhadarThe author of The Thirty Names of Night on navigating coming out, the wisdom of survival, and the possibility of infinite genders.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for March 2, 2021Start an Audiobooks.com Free Trial and listen to all your faves!

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Happy Book Birthday, BIRDS OF A FEATHER! Welcome Sita Singh's Debut Picture BookThis gorgeous debut brought along its author, Sita Singh, to talk about its journey to publication.

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6 Dr. Seuss Books to Cease Publication for Racist ImagesDr. Seuss Enterprises has announced that it will cease publication of six of the author's books due to their racist depictions.

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6 Resources That Can Improve Your WritingAs you may have heard me share before, I wrote mystery stories about a detective named Cacktell Jones when I was younger.

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IndieView with Sarahlyn Bruck, author of Daytime DramaTo put it simply, I was cold! Sunny Los Angeles sounded really nice in January-February of 2017, so I decided to write about Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

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Get Twisted. This Week's Goal: Learn how to keep…A few weeks ago, my wife and I were watching a movie. The climax of the film caught me off guard — I didn't see the twist coming.

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Why You Need a Book Editor and What You Should Expect When You Hire OneYou've written the first draft of your book. Congratulations! That's pure magic and it's a huge accomplishment, one that very few people can claim.

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We Can't Believe Survivors' Stories If We Never Hear ThemOur ideas about which narratives are important, sane, or credible depend on what we see reflected in culture.

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"Justine" Is a Coming-of-Age Novel for the Tamogotchi SetI sat down to talk with Forsyth Harmon about Justine and her larger project of examining the relationship patterns that recur in our lives even as we get older, how unprocessed trauma might drive these, and whether they are in our power to change.

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MY HERO ACADEMIA Merch Items to Make you SquealRight now is the perfect time to buy new My Hero Academia merch, in between rewatching and getting ready for the new season.

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13 Picture Books to Read Instead of Seuss for Read Across AmericaDr. Seuss's work has been criticized for being problematic; consider reading one of these inclusive picture books for Read Across America.

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5 Great 2021 UK Middle Grade Novels to Check OutExplore some of the excellent UK middle grade novels, including fantasy and contemporary works, on the shelves right now.

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6 Books That Give Voices to Forgotten Women in Our StoriesExplore old stories, myths, and legends once centered around white men retold in newer books centering women and people of color.

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6 of the Best YA Authors Writing Romance NovelsWe're taking a look at YA authors writing romance novels — authors who have or will be publishing adult romance novels recently or soon.

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Your Reading Pathway to Roxane Gay BooksGay's work ranges from nonfiction essays to comics and fiction. Here's how to get started with the best Roxane Gay books and writing.

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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our PerceptionTake a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media.

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Bookish Love Notes: Connecting Via Snail Mail Book RecommendationsSearching for ways to connect with others during the pandemic? Consider this reader's goal to send snail mail book recommendations.

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10 of the Best Sci-Fi Books About Robots and AIThen you'll want to add all 10 of these innovative sci-fi books about robots and AI to your TBR list.

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6 of the Best Audiobooks by Trans AuthorsExplore some of the great audiobooks by trans authors on the shelves now, including memoir, debut, and contemporary fiction works.

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Filing Your Taxes, Freelance Writers? Ask Your Accountant These QuestionsNew to paying taxes as a freelancer? Here's what this writer wishes she asked her CPA when she filed taxes as a freelancer for the first time.

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Writers, Write About What You Don't KnowFiction should be borderless, limitless. It should unite rather than divide. As writers, we shouldn't let identity politics limit our writing, creativity, and imagination.

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11 Signs You're Ready to Self-PublishWhen do you decide that it's time to pursue Plan B? Taking stock of these considerations will bring you that much closer to knowing.

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MFA vs. MBA? Finding Unlikely Literary Inspiration at Harvard Business School 9 Literary HubOn a hot day in August 2018 I put on a full suit—black blazer, black slacks, and Mary Janes, because I didn’t want to spend the day teetering on pumps—and walked to the newly-opened Klarman Auditor...

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On the Ultra-Relatable, Modern Burnout of Chekhov's "Ward No. 6" 9 Literary HubWelcome to Lit Century: 100 Years, 100 Books. Combining literary analysis with an in-depth look at historical context, hosts Sandra Newman and Catherine Nichols choose one book for each year of the...

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Isabel Allende on Literary Ambition and the Power of Mentorship 9 Literary HubThough I always had passion when I was a young woman, I don’t think I had literary ambition.

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Wayne Koestenbaum on His Quarantine-Induced Need to Read Poetry 9 Literary HubHosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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How Leonora Carrington Used Tarot to Reach Self-Enlightenment 9 Literary HubLeonora was a restless voyager through deep journeys, always in quest of mythic revelations. Her aim was to repair a shattered world and a means to live in it, unearthing the many images that came her way.

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The Story of Pan Am's First Black Stewardesses 9 Literary HubIn the photo on the cover of the February 1969 special issue of Wing Tips, three women show off new uniform options as they admire a model 747.

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Can Business Play a Role in Saving Democracy? 9 Literary HubThe 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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How Statistics Can Validate Our Beliefs& or Trick Us 9 Literary HubThe truly genuine problem& does not consist of proving something false but in proving that the authentic object is authentic.

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Klara and the Sun 9 Literary HubWhen we were new, Rosa and I were mid-store, on the magazines table side, and could see through more than half of the window.

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Carol Edgarian and Ann Beattie Talk Complex Characters and Literary Inspirations 9 Literary HubSo often, writers read their friends’ manuscripts and galleys, squinting while nervously tapping a foot: Will they pull it off?

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Dan Brown's Top 8 Rules for Success in WritingDan Brown has written 10+ books, most of which went on to become bestsellers, some of them even being made into movies by Hollywood — such as the famous "The Da Vinci Code." His thriller novels have sold over 200 million copies around the world, making him undoubtedly one of the best writers who ever lived.

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5 Traps I've Fallen Into as a WriterIt's an unfortunate reality that in much of life, genuine confidence and self-belief only come after we've suffered a few setbacks.

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4 Reasons Successful People Don't Write MoreThere are a lot of successful people who don't write online. Here's what we can learn from them.

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99% of Writers Will Give Up Writing Before 5 Years Is UpLess than 1% of my writing inspirations are still writing. This is a sad fact.

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Bookish Chat With Ransom Riggs!Thanks to PenguinTeen for sponsoring this video! THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL'S ACRE by Ransom Riggs is out now!

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The New Book Review: Carolyn Wilhelm's Review of Deeper Into the Pond Just Right for Women's History MonthCarolyn Wilhelm offers a #poetry review and gift suggestion for #WomensHistoryMonth and #MothersDay. Find it a #TheNewBookReview.

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9 Tips for Co-Writing. How to choose a writing partner and…I've attended writers' conferences, book fair presentations, marketing classes, book workshops, writers' workshops, and private coaching sessions.

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The Best Books Start Out as Passion ProjectsOne of the great joys in life is discovering a gem of a book from a publisher with the right perspective.

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2021 Goals So I Can Build My Dream Life and Improve MyselfSome of the books shown / mentioned may have been sent to me for review but this in no way influences my ability to provide my true and honest opinion.

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Tome Topple Readathon Announcement and TBRJoin THE BIBLIOTHECARY ►► Seekers of The Bibliothecary 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, an exclusive discord, exclusive monthly vlogs, liveshows, and more.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for March 1, 2021Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Harlequin.com. Book Riot is teaming up with Harlequin to giveaway a Kindle Oasis to one lucky winner!

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It's in the DoughAfter eleven months at home, we've finally gotten tired of baking sourdough bread. Don't get me wrong, my husband makes a mean loaf of bread.

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19 Dining, Cooking and Food Magazines to PitchGet paid for your culinary curiosity by submitting your story ideas to some of these food magazines and cooking magazines.

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Raise Readers' Emotional Stake to Exhilarating FeelingsFive strategies and an explanation to create a Berserker emotional rampage. Raise readers' emotional stake to exploit the inbuilt human empathy system.

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Depressed Writer's Guide to Dealing With RejectionI don't need to tell you that being a writer comes with tons of rejection.

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I give up… book haulBlood Orange: : Moss and the Vanished Kingdom: of the Marvellous and News of the Strange: Myths: All Fall Down: : Bone Season: Olivia: a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales: of Sevenwaters: Lost Man: Gaiman Set: Conductors: Wolf and the Woodsman: : Last Bear: you shop on Bookshop.org via my link you support myself and independent bookshops...

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8 Books By and About Afghan WomenNadia Hashimi recommends memoirs, novels, and poetry that center the perspective of Afghans.

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The Ballad of Existing in Santa MonicaStrange, short, and diverting writing delivered to your inbox every Monday.

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10 Books About Black Women Activists of the Civil Rights MovementThis post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission.

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The History and Future of Singular TheyLet's take a closer look at the history and future of singular they, including the patriarchy in language and prescriptivist pushback.

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Spring 2021 YA Paperbacks For Your TBRYour guide to all things spring 2021 YA paperbacks: the perfect book to pop into your tote for reading on-the-go.

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Sports Manga and Anime to Make You SmileWe can't get to the stadiums to root for our teams, but we can indulge in some athletics on the page with these sports manga.

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Your Ultimate Guide on Where to Buy EbooksConfused about where to buy ebooks without breaking the bank? Here's your ultimate guide to finding discounts and sales for your next read.

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18 of the Best Books About Mars to Celebrate the Perseverance LandingContinue to celebrate the Perseverance landing with these excellent books about Mars, including books for younger and older readers.

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I Don't Read Fan Fiction for the PlotRead on to find out why this Rioter doesn't turn to fanfiction for the plot and what makes the form ideal reading material.

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March 2021 Horoscopes and Book RecommendationsWith so many great new books this month, where to begin? Let the stars be your guide with our March 2021 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations!

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Black LGBTQ Books Out in 2021 to Read or Preorder NowHere are 39 LGBTQ books by Black authors out this year, from poetry and memoirs to fantasy, romance, and YA!

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What Do Libraries Do?"You may be surprised by these seven basic services your public library offers for free, including job search help."

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Ep 365: Early Alice MunroThis week, we're continuing our Winter of Wayback trip to 1968 by reading a story, "Boys and Girls," from Alice Munro's first story collection.

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Ep 461What if the celebrated author of a classic children's novel wanted to write about Adult issues like spinsterhood, pariah-hood, and being told you only have a year to live?

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When the Barbizon Gave Women Rooms of Their OwnCasey Cep reviews Paulina Bren's "The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free," a history of the all-women's residential hotel in Manhattan that was home to Joan Didion, Sylvia Plath, Grace Kelly, Liza Minnelli.

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Kazuo Ishiguro Uses Artificial Intelligence to Reveal the Limits of Our OwnIn his latest novel, "Klara and the Sun," the gaze of an inhuman narrator gives us a new perspective on human life, a vision that is at once deeply ordinary and profoundly strange, James Wood writes.

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Jonathan Lethem on Robert Heinlein and Other InfluencesCressida Leyshon interviews the author Jonathan Lethem about "The Crooked House," his story from the March 8, 2021, issue of The New Yorker.

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Douglas Stuart Reads Kevin BarryDouglas Stuart joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "Fjord of Killary," by Kevin Barry, which appeared in a 2010 issue of the magazine.

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BrieflyA Noted"In Memory of Memory," by Maria Stepanova; "American Baby," by Gabrielle Glaser; "Cathedral," by Ben Hopkins; and "The Weak Spot," by Lucie Elven.

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Problem-Solving with Minecraft's ZombiesMel Brooks's son, the author and worst-case scenarist Max Brooks, thinks his new novel, based on the video game, can teach kids critical-thinking skills, like how to approach asymmetric warfare, Bruce Handy writes.

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How to Filter and Capture Your Thought WormsThought worms are the genesis of every successful award-winning short story, bestselling novel, and viral article.

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Archetypal Character Arcs, Pt. 4: The Queen ArcThe majestic Queen Arc builds upon the lessons learned in the Hero's Journey to create an archetypal character arc that offers a worthy sequel.

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Find the Ending Before You Return to the BeginningJust as we might be conflict averse, it can be tempting to keep revising a story's beginning instead of proceeding into the messy middle.

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Ijeoma Oluo on the Pervasive Impact of White Mediocrity 9 Literary HubIn 2015, Black Canadian writer Sarah Hagi tweeted: “Lord, give me the confidence of a mediocre white man.” The sentence “launched a thousand memes, T-shirts, and coffee mugs, ” author Ijeoma Oluo writes in her newest book, Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America.

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A Brief History of Women Street Photographers 9 Literary HubOn November 7, 1800, a decree was issued in Paris requiring women to obtain a permit in order to wear pants in public.

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Marie Mutsuki Mockett Recalls the Myth of the Giant Catfish onamazu 9 Literary HubEmergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.

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A Shipwrecked Mother Tongue: On Confronting Linguistic Dispossession 9 Literary HubMy mother arrived in Tuluá, Colombia, from Europe in 1936. She was four years old then, and at that point she stopped speaking altogether.

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The Unavoidable Villainy of Being an Organic Farmer 9 Literary HubWhat if I am the villain? This idea crashed over me like a wave one day while picking Colorado potato beetles off my potato plants.

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Natalie West on the False Binary of Sex Work Narratives 9 Literary HubFirst Draft: A Dialogue of Writing is a weekly show featuring in-depth interviews with fiction, nonfiction, essay writers, and poets, highlighting the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft, and the literary arts.

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On the Brief Life and Towering Accomplishments of Lorraine Hansberry 9 Literary HubFor 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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The Astrology Book Club: What to Read This Month, Based on Your Sign 9 Literary HubWith all the good books that come out each month, it can be hard to decide what to read.

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When Fiction Bears Witness to a Crime Against Humanity 9 Literary HubThe women came from Sarajevo and Foča. They came from Zagreb and Belgrade. They came from Toronto and New York and Hamburg.

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Marion Turner, "Chaucer: A European Life"More than any other canonical English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer lived and worked at the centre of political life-yet his poems are anything but conventional.

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Stephanie Russo, "The Afterlife of Anne Boleyn: Representations of Anne Boleyn in Fiction and on the Screen"This process began with her contemporaries, who began memorializing her even before her death. That she was the subject of so much of their attention reflected in no small measure her prominent role in England's adoption of Protestantism, which exerted a predominant influence in how she was interpreted for over a century and a half.

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How to Treat Your Writing Like a BusinessIf you're serious about your writing, then follow these steps for creating content in a truly professional way for consistent income.

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My Enneagram Type Chooses What I ReadAccompanying blog post instagram youtube videos Dr. Tom LaHue. Bookish Life Rea Reads India Rose.

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March Nerdy Book Club Book Club Selection: Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRoccaOur hope is that a month of celebrating this book will be a great lead into April's National Poetry Month.

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The Unexpected Consequence of Writing Your Own BookIn early 2020 I wrote my first book. I work as a web developer for non-profits, and published The Digital Charity in February of that year.

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Write the Stories of Your People. Why it's so important that your voice…One of the hallmarks of a people is the way in which the people themselves share their stories, history, experiences, news, culture and traditions through writing and other means.

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How to Stop Stressing and Start WritingJust when you thought you were finally getting into flow, it hits you — writer's block.

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Reading Vlog: Starting A Hyped Fantasy SeriesHi friends, follow along as I start a v hyped fantasy series! Use code REGAN to save 30% off your thredUP order - shop here: out my IG: in this video Half bake harvest recipe: sweater: sweater: : sweater: dress: turtleneck.

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Elizabeth Day talks to Mary LawsonThis podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 28, 2021This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission.

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How to Self-Promote on Social Media Without Wasting TimeSocial media is a free and powerful way for us to reach new readers, build our credibility, and be part of a writing community.

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Giant March TBRChannels mentioned Chris: : : mentioned My Jan-March Anticipated Releases: #SkalaAlong Announcement:. by Jenni Fagan The Galaxy, and the Ground Within by Becky Chambers A Still Life by Josie George Love is an Ex-Country by Randa Jarrar King of Rabbits by Karla Neblett Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling Luster by Raven Leilani The First Woman...

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The Boilerplate To My Successful PostsI have had some good posts in my eight months on medium — and plenty that went nowhere, as things should be.

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The Cliffhanger: How to Write a Story Your Readers Can't Put DownThe cliffhanger is the hook that makes the reader turn the page, but if you don’t have a solid line supporting them across the gap and a sinker that pulls them deep into the next scene or chapter, your fish is likely to wriggle off and swim away.

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Avoid the World Building "Trap"I was listening to the podcast, Scriptnotes, the other day, in which the contributors were discussing the importance and "trap" of world building.

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Sunday Reading: Commemorating Black History MonthFrom The New Yorker's archive: writing by James Baldwin, Jervis Anderson, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and Jelani Cobb on race, civil rights, and justice.

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Obstacles vs. Conflict: Don't Make These 7 Beginner Novelist MistakesAspiring novelists often misunderstand the element of conflict in fiction. The most common mistake is to equate conflict with a series of obstacles that get in your protagonist's way.

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Author-Blogger Jacquelyn Lynn Reviews "Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers"Blogger and author of inspirational books Jacquelyn Lynn shares her review of Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips with Writers.

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Your Next Level of Enormous Growth as a Writer Starts with These 9 ThingsThe writers who stand out are the ones readers feel like they know. It's as though you feel like you're living with the writer and you've had a chance to snoop through their phone and take a look at the photos they took.

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Lore Liveshow DiscussionJoin @HouseSaltClub as we discuss our thoughts on Lore by Alexandra Bracken...

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How I Write Thousands Of Words And Throw Away None Of ThemThe days when I write just a thousand words are rare, they are my down-days of relaxed scribbling rather than focused writing.

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Journal with meI hope you all enjoy my march journal with me! what's your theme for this month?

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Applying Psychology Principles to WritingHow to benefit from how human psychology works and use this knowledge to influence your audience and achieve your goals?

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How Reading Is Like Love: Italo Calvino on the Ecstasy of Surrendering to Other Dimensions of Experience"Lovers' reading of each other's bodies& differs from the reading of written pages in that it is not linear& What makes lovemaking and reading resemble each other most is that within both of them times and spaces open, different from measurable time and space."

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7 Different Ways You Can Write A NovelThere are many ways to write a novel, and none of them are wrong as long as you end up with a novel in the end.

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Books I've Read Recently!Legendborn by Tracey Deonn - Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed - Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams - is a Revolution by Renee Watson - the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim - a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert - ME ELSEWHERE.

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Giving Up On Books: The Recognitions by William GaddisIf you do decide to read the book, I highly recommend reading Jonathan Franzen's "Mr."

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Fire Up Better Writing by Swapping 2 Words Every DayYour readers come to you for fiery words, but in your rush to be more productive or to use clear and simple language, you may be dousing the flames — theirs and yours.

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A Cocktail Book That Brings Flair to Life in LockdownThe creative recipes in Shannon Mustipher's tiki-themed cocktail book provide a much-needed serotonin boost in this extremely indoor winter.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 27, 2021This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission.

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Andi Schmied's Art ProjectThe Hungarian artist, undercover as an oligarch, infiltrated Manhattan's ultra-luxury high-rises with her fake husband, Zoltan, for a book of intentionally unartful photos, Nick Paumgarten writes.

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How to Make a Habit of Cultivating CreativityFor the first 30 years of my life, I didn't think of myself as a creative person.

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Cult 45: Navigating the Virulence of the First Post-Trump CPAC 9 Literary HubIt’s Friday morning, the kickoff to the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, and one thing is clear from the start: the Orlando resort hosting this year’s event is teeming.

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Lit Hub Weekly: February 22-26, 2021 9 Literary HubIntroducing The Longest Year: 2020+, photo essays from the year that won’t end. Up first, Elissa Schappell reflects on Rachel Cobb’s NYC dreamscape of protests and PPE.

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The Structure of a Strong SceneExamine power shifts in a scene from the classic film, 'The Social Network' by Aaron Sorkin.

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Shadow And Bone Trailer Blind ReactionJoin THE BIBLIOTHECARY ►► Seekers of The Bibliothecary 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, an exclusive discord, exclusive monthly vlogs, liveshows, and more.

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Why You Need to Audit Your WritingYou've been writing for quite some time now and all the pieces of content you put out there in the world have piled up beautifully, shaping an extensive collection of your creative work.

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To Be A Great Writer Is To Artfully Annoy PeopleThe best comment I ever got was 3 words: "Ouch, but thanks." My reply, of course: "This is the best comment I've ever gotten." You don't often get this kind of self-awareness.

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How Critique Groups Make You a Better WriterThe benefits of connecting and critiquing with other writers. An exploration of what writers can gain from sharing their work and joining a critique group.

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Clubhouse Comes to China, and Anthony Hopkins Discusses His Latest RoleOn The New Yorker Radio Hour, Michael Schulman interviews Anthony Hopkins about "The Father," Jiayang Fan looks at the rise of Clubhouse in China, and Katy Waldman speaks with Patricia Lockwood about her novel "No One Is Talking About This."

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What's the most-filmed bookstore in the world? 9 Literary HubThere's something thrilling about watching a movie or a TV show and finding that you recognize the characters' surroundings— that you have stood on that street corner or peered into that shop before the characters, before that story begins.

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The Best Advice I Got As a PhD Student Applies to Writers TooAs a PhD student, I didn't just have impostor syndrome. I had a full on case of syndrome.

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Binge Reading A Book Series!Thanks to PenguinTeen for sponsoring this video! THE DESOLATIONS OF DEVIL'S ACRE by Ransom Riggs is out now!

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Why do we keep pretending that The Time Traveler's Wife is a love story? 9 Literary HubWeve known for a while that HBO was working on turning Audrey Niffeneggers 2003 novel The Time Travelers Wife into a series.

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Can Ta-Nehisi Coates make the world's most boring superhero interesting? 9 Literary HubIt's a bird! It's a plane! It's& more superhero adaptation news! But this time, with some welcome literary cred: Deadline has just announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates will be writing the screenplay for the latest Superman reboot.

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One nice thing: four longtime friends have founded a literary journal for poetry by women over 50. 9 Literary HubFour friends from Delaware have founded an online poetry journal that showcases the work of women over fifty years of age.

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How Writing Creative Nonfiction Can Help You Be a Better WriterI've read advice of many writers who recommend writing creative nonfiction as a way to boost your writing skills.

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Award-Winning Author C. C. Harrison Interviews Five Authors on Seeds of Book Ideas That Grew to FruitionHarrison interviews five well known authors about idea ideas for novels - on #TheNewBookReview.

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The Most Intimidating Books on My TBR! !Let's chat about the books that are haunting me on my TBR! Today's video is sponsored by Ancestry.

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Dear SydLike most of us during lockdown, my life has slowed and grown much smaller. So I am answering all of these special letters.

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Astra Publishing House is launching an international literary magazine. 9 Literary HubAstra Publishing House has announced they are launching a new literary magazine, Astra Quarterly, which will start publishing online this fall and in print by the end of 2021.

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You can now read Jeremy O. Harris's YELL from the comfort of your own home. 9 Literary HubHappily for us, Jeremy O. Harris is prolific, so we constantly have new work of his to look forward to.

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Comprehensive Copywriting Academy Review: How to Become a Successful CopywriterIf you're interested in becoming a copywriter, Comprehensive Copywriting Academy will teach you everything you need to know to succeed.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 26, 2021This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission.

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CODE BREAKER, SPY HUNTER: Laurie Wallmark Breaks the Biography BlueprintYoure a code breaker, spy hunter, heartbreaker dont you mess around with me& ♫ ♬ Today I have a very special guest on the blog.

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How I Develop Ideas From Beginning To EndThere is an old saying that goes ‘ideas are cheap,' everyones heard it, everyone knows what it means.

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12 Hashtags on Twitter Every Writer Should KnowThere's no doubt about it, the Publishing /Writing community has a love-hate relationship with Twitter.

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I NEED to Finish These BooksJane Steele: No One is Watching: : and Bonnets: Steam: and Prejudice: War: you shop on Bookshop.org via my link you support myself and independent bookshops with a small commission: can also use my affiliate links to get a...

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Links I loveAre you dreaming of spring like I am? This weekend we're anticipating some warmer days , and I'm looking forward to getting outside!

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Lauren Oyler's Narrator Is Unreliable, but So Are All of Us OnlineThe author of "Fake Accounts" on the performative autofiction we're all spinning every day.

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Books About Anti-Asian Racism in AmericaAnti-Asian violence and discrimination has increased precipitously, but it has a long history in the United States.

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Literary Activism: How To Help Texas's RecoveryA call to literary activism; where and how to help Texas's recovery from Winter Storm Uri and the climate crisis which followed.

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Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book FestivalsIn the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. What's worked, what hasn't, and what is the future of digital book festivals?

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Joziah Jason: A Kid Reader and Podcaster on a Mission10 year old Joziah Jason was inspired by his neighborhood's "Read to a Barber" program to start his own book podcast!

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15 Books About Miscarriage and Pregnancy LossFind fictional books about miscarriage, as well as nonfiction and children's books, that can help address miscarriage and pregnancy loss.

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Agatha Harkness: Everything You Need To Know, Including WandaVision TheoriesWandaVision viewers all want to know: who is Agatha Harkness? Here are some of her comic appearances and what they might mean for the show.

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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream BigA collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history's most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger.

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For Your TBR: 2021 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature WinnersCheck out these 10 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature winners and honor titles in adult fiction and nonfiction, YA, and children's literature.

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SaveBritney: 4 Young Adult Books If You Stan Britney SpearsIf you loved FRAMING BRITNEY SPEARS, you'll want to read these YA books about the perils of fame and celebrity life.

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Show Your Pride With These Lesbian Pulp Decorations and Accessories!If you like kitschy lesbian pulp covers from the '50s, you'll love these lesbian pulp stickers, mugs, blankets, T-shirts, and more!

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16 Middle Grade Historical Fiction Books By Black Authors: The List List #438Your weekly roundup of literary links around the web.

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Lit Hub Daily: February 26, 2021 9 Literary HubIn 1802, Victor Hugo is born. “Like so many women novelists of previous centuries, Yezierska’s canonical status is a phenomenon of the recent past.” Catherine Rottenberg on the overdue revival of Anzia Yezierska.

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Why You Should Make More Intentional MistakesOn allowing the audience to feel good about themself - both in writing and in real life.

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Thank You, Lawrence Ferlinghetti 9 Literary HubWhen Lawrence Ferlinghetti died this week at age 101, nearly one month shy of his 102nd birthday, many of my friends, even writer friends, expressed surprise on social media.

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When a Young Literary Star Refuses the Spotlight 9 Literary HubNot since Julien Gracq in 1951 had an author turned down a Prix Goncourt, France’s most prestigious literary prize, when the writer published under the pseudonym Joseph Andras refused it in May 2016.

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The 15 Best Book Covers of February 9 Literary HubAnother month of books, another month of book covers. February may be the shortest month, but it still has four Tuesdays, and all of them are blessed with some very exciting books—and some very exciting book covers to match.

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Fem 9 Literary HubI sat there, on the green bench in the city park, in the desolate and luminous morning, thinking about myself for the millionth time.

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Taking Fashion Seriously: A Critical Reading List 9 Literary HubBemoaning the lack of a critical approach to fashion is hardly a novel idea. As early as 1845, the French novelist and literary critic Jules-AmÃdÃe Barbey d’Aurevilly, writing under the female pseudonym “Maximilienne de Syrène, ” complained in the pages of Le Constitutionnel how fashion critics “do not consider ourselves...

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A Star is Born: Tracing the Rise and Fall of a Jewish Immigrant Turned Realist Author 9 Literary HubAnzia Yezierska’s literary texts have generated increasing scholarly interest over the past few decades. This is true not only within Jewish American studies, where students are very often required...

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The Keepers of Wilderness: Why China's Kazakh Herders Are Giving Up a Life of Migration 9 Literary HubFROM THE TRANSLATOR’S NOTE Li Juan’s experiences in the winter pasture have her traveling, living, and working with a family of Kazakh herders, who along with their new neighbors are carrying on a...

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The History of Queer Pregnancy in Literature 9 Literary HubI had read, taught, and watched William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream countless times before noticing the pregnant Indian votaress.

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This Year's NBCC Award Finalists: The Dragons, The Giant, The Women by Wayetu Moore 9 Literary HubOver the next month we’ll be sharing the National Book Critics Circle’s appreciations of this year’s NBCC Award finalists.

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Robert Darnton, "Pirating and Publishing: The Book Trade in the Age of Enlightenment"Through the lens of this concern, he offers a sweeping view of the world of writing, publishing, and especially bookselling in pre-Revolutionary France - a vibrantly detailed inside look at a cut-throat industry that was struggling to keep up with the times and, if possible, make a profit off them.

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Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb, "Terror Epidemics: Islamophobia and the Disease Poetics of Empire"Terrorism is a cancer, an infection, an epidemic, a plague. For more than a century, this metaphor has figured insurgent violence as contagion in order to contain its political energies.

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How to Utilize Paragraph Structure in Your WritingIf you're a writer, you're probably used to thinking long and hard about everything you put into a story.

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The End is Where We BeginWriting is a lot like life. There are different kinds of people doing it in very different ways.

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We finally have a release date for Barry Jenkins' The Underground Railroad. 9 Literary HubGood news for all you Jenkophiles and Whiteheadheads out there: after four maddening months of mystery—which saw the release of two gorgeous teaser trailers but no premiere date—we now know when we'll be able to watch Barry Jenkins' small-screen adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning historical epic,  The Underground...

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Art and the Human Spirit: Olivia Laing on What the Lives of Great Artists Reveal About Vulnerability, Love, Loneliness, Resistance, and Our Search forWe're so often told that art can't really change anything. But& it shapes our ethical landscapes; it opens us to the interior lives of others.

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The Depressive Realism of "The Life of the Mind"Jia Tolentino reviews "The Life of the Mind," Christine Smallwood's début novel about a thirtysomething woman named Dorothy, who is an adjunct instructor of English literature and has recently had a miscarriage.

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6 Quotes by Dean Koontz to Help You Write Your NovelDean Koontz is the bestselling author of such novels as Watchers, Intensity, and Odd Thomas.

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Rehash Evergreen Topics To Expand Your AudienceEvergreen content continuously drives traffic to your website. Rehashing evergreen topics can boost your SEO ranking and establish your site's relevance.

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Do You Love Books and Hate Racism? Check out the KidLit Against Anti-AAPI Racism Auction FundraiserFight racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans while collecting signed books with this fundraiser auction!

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The Difference Between $250, $2,500, And $25,000 Freelancer ProposalsAre you a writer who wants to increase your monthly income? Are you freelance-curious, yet not sure how to price your offers, proposals, or hourly rates?

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'Experiencing Joy is Revolutionary': An Interview with Randa JarrarThe author of Love is an Ex-Country on freedom of speech, road trips, and claiming space.

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How the Rising Action Works in a Story: Definition and Examples of This Dramatic Structure ElementIn this article, I’m going to talk about the literary term rising action: what it is, how it works in a story, how it’s been treated by scholars who study story structure throughout history, and finally how you can use it to write a great story.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for February 25, 2021This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission.

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How to Use Detachment From Your Writing Process to Not Feel Like an Imposter"I am waiting for the editor to respond to my pitch. It's been 4 days and there is no reply."

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Who Can Get Your Book Grades Accessibility in the Age of Exclusives, Restrictive LicensingEach book entered into Who Can Get Your Book is given one point for each equitable decision made about it - a book earns the most points if it's available in print, audio, and ebook without licensing agreements, embargoes, or exclusives, such as being available only via Amazon's Audible platform or an Amazon Original digital title.

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The Ideal Manuscript Format: 10 Tips Your Editor Wants You To KnowYou've written a book, and now you need to figure out the manuscript format. Do yourself a favor and follow this advice.

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10 things I learned in 10 years of bloggingEarlier this month, this blog turned 10. I published the first post from the old computer in my basement on February 8, 2011.

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5 Reasons to Write With a Co-AuthorIn 2016, something happened in my family that was so rare I had to write about it—my younger daughter, Gwen, won Rio 2016 Olympic gold in triathlon.

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What We Need Right Now Is the Gentle NovelBooks like Henry James's "The Ambassadors" recognize that violence and trauma are not the only serious subjects for art.

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Please Just Let Women Be VillainsFrom "Wicked" to "Cruella," rehabilitated villainesses rely on outdated ideas of women's virtue.

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An Argentinian Underworld Haunted by the Ghosts of the DisappearedIn Daniel Loedel’s haunting debut novel Hades, Argentina, Tomás Orilla returns to Buenos Aires—“a city made for forgetting as much for years after fleeing the military dictatorship whose regime disappeared upwards of 30,000 thousand political opponents, including Isabel Aroztegui, the love of Tomas’s life.Â.

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There's Math in That Mystery! But First, Dessert.Treat yourself to a locked room mystery with Charlotte Holmes on the case, and one where math is the key to solving the puzzle.

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That Time Batman Stopped All Crime ForeverFighting crime isn't so hard after all! Join Batman on this bizarre 1945 adventure to find out how it's done.

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Cover Reveal for ONE KID'S TRASH by Jamie SumnerThe best way I can explain this book is to describe how the idea came to me.

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6 Books To Help You Understand Your South Asian HeritageIf you're tired of the reductive labels assigned to South Asian literature and want to better understand your heritage, this list is for you.

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Rachel Hollis Is a Convenient ScapegoatRachel Hollis isn't the the only self-help author guilty of toxic positivity, hypocritical behavior, and ignoring the benefits of privilege.

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Map of Mary Oliver: A Reading PathwayA reading pathway to books of Mary Oliver's poetry and prose for those new to this prolific poet's published works.

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Queer Historical Figures Who Need Books Written About ThemThese queer historical figures each lived fascinating lives and deserve to be highlighted in nonfiction.

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Ode To The Paperback BookA reader's ode to the simple pleasure of reading a paperback book: the simple, the humble, the easily totable.

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