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The Benefits of Writing in Present TenseMost writers, when they're writing a story, narrate their stories as if the events of the story already happened using past-tense verbs.

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5 Writing Tips for Artists Who Want to Perfect Their CraftOver the years, I have collected notes and ideas about writing great stories — the more I explore it, the better I can do it.

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Talkin About Books I Read RecentlyI'm back to dipping my toes in the non-fiction pool, had a few books HIT ME in the feels, and was disappointed in an anticipated release!

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24 HOUR READING VLOG: Reading 2 Entire Books in 24 Hours!Woooo I read 2 books from start to finish in 24 hours! I loved both of them soooo much so!

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The Science Behind Great Story-TellingThere's probably no easy, straightforward answer to such a question. Some people write to express themselves, some to share their stories or opinions, some to inspire other people, some to educate, some even find it therapeutic.

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The Storm, the Rainbow, and the Soul: Coleridge on the Interplay of Terror and Transcendence in Nature and Human NatureI sate for a long while sheltered, as if I had been in my own study in which I am now writing: there I sate with a total feeling worshipping the power and 'eternal link' of energy.""

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The Writer's Guide to Beta Readers: What Is a Beta Reader?A person who reads your book before it's published to tell you how a reader might respond.

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June Wrap-UpI read a bunch of queer stuff and had no self control! ¯\ with Alechia Live with Mason Virtual - Alex @Pucksandpaperbacks Liveshow - Book Club Discussion Post "All Boys Aren't Blue" of Another Timeline" Interview with Adiba : "Felix Ever.

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Write Now with Faith AdieleHello! I'm Faith Adiele, an author, storyteller, speaker, editor, mentor and activist teacher in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of JulyMost years, July is when you notice the spike in out-of-office messages. Then the posts begin: sherbet-colored cocktails and pedicured toes posed in golden sands.

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Phoebe Robinson is partnering with Plume to launch a new imprint called Tiny Reparations Books.Today, Penguin Random House announced the launch of a new imprint, Tiny Reparations Books, founded by New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actress, and producer Phoebe Robinson.

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Huge Book HaulIf you enjoy my content and would like to support me in making more, you can do so via my Ko-Fi.

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Writing For The Distracted ReaderSix years ago, I authored what would become an award winning children's book titled, "Let's Change That!"

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Booktube Oldie TAGIn which I do the booktube oldie tag...

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A Homestead Mom Runs Away from HomeAn excerpt from THE SHAME, a debut novel about a runaway homesteader mom, by Makenna Goodman, recommended by Chloe Caldwell.

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20 travel memoirs to take you around the worldI love how a good book takes me places I have never been and may never see with my own eyes-whether that place is close to home or halfway around the world.

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If You Want to Understand Code-Switching, You Need to Read Jean Toomer's "Cane"As the Harlem Renaissance skipped to a run, the South Georgian characters of Jean Toomer's Cane demonstrated what present day Black Americans know all too well: to survive the collisions of racial trauma or violence, one has to switch identities.

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8 Books That Celebrate International ScholarsHere's what the U.S. will lose if the Trump administration forces international students out of the country.

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An Updated Required Reading ListOver the past 50 or so years, the required reading list in U.S. high schools has had few modifications.

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Giant-Size X-Men #1: Iconic and Racist AFThe X-Men are comicdom's most famous metaphor for race and racism. But are they really?

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8 of the Best Memoirs About Mothers, Motherhood, and LossA reader on the memoirs about mothers and motherhood that helped her navigate the transition from "mothered" to "motherless."

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Which Version of THE PLAGUE Is More Relevant to COVID-19?Camus's THE PLAGUE and Kevin Chong's retelling touch on grimly familiar aspects of a pandemic - here's how each book resonates with our current reality.

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8 Comics Like WATCHMEN If You Loved The ShowIf you're ready to read about anarchy, gods, unchecked power, racism and abuse of power, you've come to the right place with these comics like WATCHMEN.

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Who Said It: Fiona Apple or Virginia Woolf?Find out how well you know both bold, poetic feminist powerhouse writers by deciding who said it: Fiona Apple or Virginia Woolf!

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When Your Favorite Author Says the Wrong ThingWhat do you do as a reader and fan when your favorite author makes problematic and harmful statements?

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30+ Perfect Nursery Bookends For Your Baby's RoomBuild the perfect bookish space with these nursery bookends for every decor style.

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3 of the Best YA Books About K-Pop for Your TBRDive into the wonderful world of K-pop with these three YA books about K-pop performers and stars!

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9-Year-Old Witness Of George Floyd Killing Writing Book: Critical Linking, July 8, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Henry Holt and Co.

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Lit Hub Daily: July 8, 2020Tear them down: Siri Hustvedt on old statues, bad science, and a history of American ideas that just won't die.

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How Virginia Woolf Kept Her Brother Alive in LettersKamran Javadizadeh on a series of letters a young Virginia Woolf wrote to a friend, in which she pretended that her brother hadn't died; the letters show a young Woolf finding solace in writing and exploring the transformative potential of fantasy.

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How Do Publishers Decide What Books to Bet On?Every book is a gamble, and publishers ask the same two questions any capitalist or gambler asks: how much should we stake, and how much might we profit?

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Tear Them Down: Siri Hustvedt on Old Statues, Bad Science, and Ideas That Just Won't DieMonuments often lie. Political elites erect them in the name of one sanctioned collective narrative or another, and they come down by violence or by decree as historical winds shift.

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Climate Crisis Reading: Five Books to Check Out in JulyReading on the beach isn't what it used to be—and not just because we're in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Why Does the Richest Country in the World Rely on Volunteers for Emergency Healthcare?"I'm the smoker." Brody, an elderly gentleman who answered the door, spoke matter-of-factly. I had been surprised to find the air in the apartment so oppressive; I was wearing an N95 mask, eye goggles, and face shield, in addition to my EMT turnout gear for contact protection, a head covering, and gloves.

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'Have You Considered Socialism? ' Or, The Politics of Fictional CharactersI started the oldest story in my new book almost eight years ago, during the summer of 2012.

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I Wrote My Memoir for the Same Reasons I Went to the Shooting RangeThis is before, so I'm double-washing only because I'm about to head into the range where Manny, the ex-SWAT, ex-Navy firearms instructor my friend and I have hired, will have his hands around mine.

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Jasmine Guillory on Black Women in Contemporary Romance NovelsThis week on Reading Women, Kendra talks to Jasmine Guillory about her book Party for Two, which is out now from Berkeley.

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Behind the Republican Judge-Picking MachineMost drummers aren't allowed to name the band after themselves. Then again, Jay Sekulow isn't most drummers.

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In Lieu of the Olympics: A Reading List For Your Sports FixWith the Olympics postponed, you might be missing your sports fix. In case you need a taste of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat, I've compiled a collection of sports books to read this sum...

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Two Poems by Joanna KlinkOn Kingdoms Who is ever at home in oneself. Land without mercy. Interstates set flickering by night.

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"The North"Where should we find consolation, dwelling in the north? Amid the stunted desperate plant life clinging to its edges, thriving on atmospheric vengeance or.

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Thin GirlsThe group leader is showing us how to pre-eat. "Pre-heat? " I say. "Pre-eat," she says.

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Interview with Jasmine GuilloryKendra talks to Jasmine Guillory about her book Party for Two, which is out now from Berkeley.

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140: Quan Barry and Kei Miller's AUGUSTOWN — So Many Damn BooksIn This Episode: The guys Zoom-host Quan Barry, author of the malevolently delightful 80s high school sports movie of a novel, WE RIDE UPON STICKS.

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How to Get the Most Value Out of Every Novel You RereadAs writers, we have to approach the reading experience in a unique way. Not only are we reading for enjoyment, but to learn from skillful authors.

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5 Types of Hook to Intrigue ReadersYou've only 1 opportunity to make a first great impression. This post helps you to choose your hook and use it as a persuasive device to intrigue your reader.

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Drawing on Travel Memories in Your WritingWhile we can't travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, there's nothing stopping us from digging into our travel memories to flesh out our writing.

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Willa Cather's Quietly Shattering War NovelAlex Ross on Willa Cather's war novel "One of Ours," from 1922, which merged the flu pandemic of 1918 and the First World War into a general season of death.

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7 Lessons I Learned From Self-Publishing Without a FollowingI self-published my first novel at the tender age of 19. I could have chosen the traditional path, but I simply did not have the patience for that long and arduous process.

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Best Books of the Year So Far 2020Books mentioned 'Such a Fun Age' by Kiley Read 'Girl, Woman, Other' by Bernadine Evaristo 'Mr Loverman' by Bernadine Evaristo 'Glass Town' by Isobel Greenberg 'Grown Ups' by Marian Keyes 'The Mercies' by Kiran Millward Hargreaves 'Food Anatomy' by Julia Rothman 'Don't Touch my Hair'/'Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture' by Emma...

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The Study That Debunks Most Anti-Abortion ArgumentsMargaret Talbot writes about "The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, a Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having—or Being Denied—an Abortion," a book about the results of a study that asked women about their experience after receiving or being refused an abortion.

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TREEMENDOUS Cover Reveal with Bridget Heos and Mike CiccotelloHere it is! The cover of our upcoming picture book, TREEMENDOUS: DIARY OF A NOT YET MIGHTY OAK.

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A Good Read: Nina Sosanya and David NichollsNina Sosanya and David Nicholls bring their favourite books to the table.

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'I'm Trying to Dig Into Our Deepest Fears Rather Than Make a Political Statement': An Interview with Sophie MackintoshThe author of Blue Ticket on leaving things unsaid, weaponizing humour, and bodily autonomy.

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Margaret Atwood tweets support for transgender communities.Good morning to everyone, but especially to Margaret Atwood, who has enraged transphobic Twitter trolls today with this post.

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WhiteSmoke vs Grammarly: A Real Writer's ReviewWhiteSmoke and Grammarly are both grammar checking tools that will help you find and fix writing errors.

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'The Most Honest Version of How Other People See Us': An Interview with Naoise DolanThe author of Exciting Times on spreading goodwill, navigating and honouring difference, and the lie of meritocracy.

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How to Write a Synopsis for Your Book: A Guide for Fiction and Nonfiction WritersSummarizing your entire book in just a few pages isn't easy. Here's everything you need to know about how to write a synopsis.

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Editors Explain: What Advice Would You Offer to Writers Submitting to Your Publication?Some online publications have hundreds of submissions every week. How does a writer stand out and get published — putting their writing in front of hundreds of thousands of eyes?

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Everyone misplaces my keysAmia Srinivasan talks to Thomas Jones about the long search for a third person singular, gender-neutral pronoun, and the resurgence of the pronoun debate in recent years.

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20 new books to fuel your summer reading.Summer reading had me a blast Summer reading happened so fast I found a book perfect for me Bought a book new as can be...

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 7, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of Mirage by Somaiya Daud.

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Episode 139: The Life of Samuel Johnson by James BoswellJohn J. Miller is joined by Jack Lynch of Rutgers University to discuss James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson.

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Want to Improve Your Writing? Write About Writing.There's a ton of advice out there on how to write better. You've probably heard it all — write every day, read every day, set a schedule for yourself — the list goes on and on.

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The Future We Were Promised Never ExistedIn Lynn Steger Strong's new novel "Want," as in life, doing everything "right" doesn't count for much.

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7 Books About New York City's Drastic Economic DivideStories about the wealthy and the working class who share a city.

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The Importance of Pandemic Diaries Historically and TodayIt may be that the thought of reading about pandemics sounds like too much too soon, but this reader is here to say pandemic diaries are important.

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Books Like THE HATING GAME to Tide You Over Until the MovieThis list of books like THE HATING GAME include 17 enemies to lovers romance novels and workplace romcoms for fans of Sally Thorne's novel.

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How to Write a Professional Book ReviewWant to take your book reviewing chops to the next level?

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8 of the Best Books Set in India to Satisfy Your WanderlustYou might not be able to travel right now, so here's a list of books set in India to satiate your wanderlust until it's safe to voyage again.

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Summer 2020 YA Comics and Graphic Novel ReleasesAs the days heat up, don't forget to add graphic novels and comics to your summer reading lists!

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Does Your State Have Its Own Book Awards?Get to know your state's bookish side a little better by checking out this list of state book awards, highlighting statewide and regional awards.

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12 Must-Read High Fantasy Novels Coming Out in the Second Half of 2020High fantasy is any fantasy set in another world which features a hero. Here are 12 new high fantasies coming out in summer and fall.

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10 Audiobook Thrillers With Complicated RelationshipsIf thrillers with complicated relationships are your cup of murder-y tea, here are some audiobook thrillers to keep you in suspense.

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6 of the Best Audiobook Mysteries That Will Take You Around the WorldArmchair detectives, get ready for a voyage around the world. You don't need to pack a bag - just pick up these audiobook mysteries and get sleuthing.

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Real Life 101 Dalmatians Mansion For Sale: Critical Linking, July 7, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Ecco.

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Lit Hub Daily: July 7, 2020Manuel Muñoz writes a letter from Tucson: "I look out at the mountains and the fires and some story circles in my head."

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BEING THE HELPERS: How to Guide Young Activists by Carrie FirestoneI wrote DRESS CODED to shed light on the pervasive problem of unfair and unequally enforced dress coding policies that disproportionately target students who identify as girls.

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6 Tips to Create a Memorable Virtual Book LaunchOnline or in person, the basics of public speaking are still what matters most: be captivating, interactive, and take your audience on a journey.

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"Last One Out Shut Off the Lights"It's the most unlikely things that get you: how he pours salt into his hand before sprinkling it pinch by pinch onto his asparagus; the way he looks up over his glasses with eyebrows arched and magnified eyes startled, perhaps, that the world is in fact right-side-up; the green button-down shirt with the cuffs rolled to the elbows and the...

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Parul Sehgal on Stealing Forbidden Books From Her Mother's LibraryIn this week's episode of A Phone Call From Paul, Parul Sehgal takes the call from Paul Holdengraber to discuss her love for reading and how she approaches book reviews.

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Letter from Tucson: From Plagues to Protest to WildfiresI'm afraid of lightning. Unreasonably so. During monsoon season here in Tucson, my anxiety builds in July, in August, when the height of the storms hit the desert.

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What We Remember When We Feast Beside a Plundered SeaWhen viewed over the distance of time, our ability to harvest the sea has grown in a steady arc of improvement.

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On Saul Bellow's Celebration of the Messy and ManicAfter flunking out of college in the 90s, I spent years taking whatever jobs would pay rent, or when I was sleeping on a borrowed couch, pay for a little food and something to pitch in toward an electric bill.

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For Florida, Wartime Has Always Been BoomtimeMile 87, US Highway 98 HACKLES UP IN FORTRESS FLORIDA We're currently stalled in a neck of the woods known as Fortress Florida.

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Writing My Own "Indian-American Novel" Meant Looking to CaliforniaI didn't think I would be 48 when I published my first novel. And yet, here I am.

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Eight Books You Should Read in JulyCarlos Fonseca trans. by Megan McDowell, Natural History. For readers interested in climate change and the natural world—but who prefer.

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On Family Secrets and How We Deliver Bad NewsHere's the story my mother told me: That Florence was a champion swimmer. That she drowned, off the shoreline of Atlantic City, training to swim the English.

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Matthew Pettway, "Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection: Manzano, Placido, and Afro-Latino Religion"Matthew J. Pettway examines how the portrayal of African ideas of spirit and cosmos in otherwise conventional texts recur throughout early Cuban literature and became the basis for Manzano and Plácido's antislavery philosophy.

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Writing Beyond the Hero's JourneyThe Hero's Journey, a story concept outlined by Joseph Campbell in his book The Hero With a Thousand Faces, was popularized by George Lucas when he revealed that 1977's Star Wars was heavily influenced by Campbell's work.

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The Ayn Rand Institute bootstrapped its way to a PPP Loan of at least $350K.The Ayn Rand Institute, a nonprofit "devoted to applying Rand's ideas to current issues and seeking to promote her philosophical principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism," has recently accepted-I assume assistance to the tune of a Paycheck Protection Program loan between $350K and $1 million, according to The...

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Tin House leads the latest VIDA Count , with NYTBR gaining ground.This year is one of unusually salient statistics and overwhelming numbers. As Marcia Douglas writes in her preface to the newly published 2019 VIDA Count-the tenth iteration of this initiative-both the 2020 census and the uptick in COVID cases remind us that "there is power in who gets counted, and how, and by whom."

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Using Grice's Maxims to Write BetterResearching and writing an article is one thing. Keeping the readers engaged is another. The way your article communicates with the readers is important as an incoherent, inorganic way of writing makes the readers tired.

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The Best Books of 2020 So Far…The Five: This Place, Not Of It: : Folk and Fairy Tales: Mysterious Howling: Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter: Devious: Nation: Days: Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie: out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: else can you find me?

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Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag!Book Depository receive a commission if you buy books from the book depository using that link!

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Monstrous Bookish Unboxing~Book Depository receive a commission if you buy books from the book depository using that link!

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What Should I Write About? A Simple Way to Answer That QuestionLots of writers struggle with this question. Here's a new way to answer it that you probably haven't tried.

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The 4 Quick Fixes That Help You Write Great Sales CopyWriting sales copy is easy. Anyone can do it, with some effort and a little guidance.

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Most Sold books of 2020 so far, according to Amazon ChartsOn June 24, 2020, the Amazon Books editors released their list of the Best Books of 2020 So Far.

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6 Rules of Improv for Writers: How to "Yes, And" Your Way to Better ScenesHow do you write a scene that's interesting, exciting, useful to your plot, and fun?

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Ray Bradbury's Top 13 Writing TipsRay Bradbury shares his top writing tips in the book Zen in the Art of Writing.

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Look inside Oslo's stunning new public library, now open to the public.On June 18th, Oslo's new public library, Deichman Bjørvika, opened its doors to the public.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 6, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool with Fierce Reads.

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Dana Canedy has been named the executive vice president and publisher of Simon and Schuster.The New York Times reports that Canedy had been under consideration for a job at the company two years ago, but had turned it down to stay at the Pulitzer Prizes.

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On Hilary Mantel's birthday, please enjoy her 1988 review of RoboCop.Today, Dame Hilary Mary Mantel, author of the Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, and the likely future Booker Prize-winning novel The Mirror and the Light, turns 68.

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6 Essential SEO Tips For Writers in 2020The letters SEO strike fear into the heart of many writers. Perhaps your developer has told you to think about the SEO of your author site, or perhaps your latest freelance writing commission involves 'optimising the content for SEO'.

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The best biographies and memoirs of JulyThis July is an exceptional month for biographies and memoirs-four of which made our Top Ten Best Books of the Month.

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5 Quotes by Roald Dahl to Make You a Better WriterRoald Dahl is one of the most celebrated writers of the twentieth century. His many enchanting and timeless books include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The Witches.

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The Raven TowerPatrons 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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Porochista Khakpour's "Brown Album" Takes on Race and Identity in AmericaThe author on Barbie dolls, the false comfort of Americanness, and brown solidarity.

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The Bear That Stole My IdentityIf I Had a 3D Printer I'd print out a crocodile and feed itmy left hand, then print out another, prosthetic hand and feed it that one, etc., ad infinitum.

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6 of the Best Books About Healthcare System InequitiesHere's a short list of books about healthcare system inequities to get you acquainted with how these inequities affect various marginalized populations.

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What's the Difference: Audio Dramas and Full Cast AudiobooksWhen recording a full cast audiobook, voice actors usually record their parts separately. Their recorded pieces are put together by the production company, to ensure that everyone's best take is in the final audiobook.

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Summer Lovin': 10 Summer Romances You'll LoveThe romance is excellent, the settings are igniting my wanderlust, and they are well-written escapism at its finest.

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Lantern Lessons: What We've Learned From the CorpsIt may seem silly to point out that Lanterns have been everything from planets to squirrels, but if we can stretch our brains that far I have to wonder why it took DC until 1971 to create a Black Green Lantern, until 2013 to meet Jessica Cruz, and until 2020 for us to see a duo from Vietnam.

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Word Nerdery: Is "W" A Vowel?"A dive into what makes a letter what it is and whether or not "w" gets to shine as a vowel."

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SayHerName: 10 Books that Celebrate Black Girls and WomenIf there were ever a time to read books that celebrate Black girls and women, we are living in it.

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10 of the Best Books About Musicians for Your TBRRock out with these reads! Learn about the lives and trajectories of fictional and real-life music artists through these compelling books about musicians.

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Take the Ultimate Library Trivia Quiz and Test Your Bookish KnowledgeAfter you take the quiz, take your library love one step further and learn more about libraries here on Book Riot.

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Best Books of 2020 So FarAre you ready for the best books of 2020?

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Fix-It Fiction, Where Queer Women Get Their Happy Endings: Critical Linking, July 6, 2020"Bless Me, Ultima wasn't like anything else that had come before. It inspired a generation of Chicano writers; Anaya was invited to speak at college and university campuses all over the country, and eventually started a creative writing program at the University of New Mexico."

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Lit Hub Daily: July 6, 2020Even Seamus Heaney made mistakes: On poetry, Wordsworth, and misremembered locales. - Lit Hub "She makes the supernatural natural, the natural real and radiant." James Lefenstey on the wise absurdi...

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How to Get Stuff Done as a WriterSooner or later, procrastination is stumbling block for most of us. As an INTJ, here are my top four tips for how to get stuff done as a writer.

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Ep 334: When Irish Eyes Are SmilingWe're in the midst of a global pandemic and a long-overdue upswell of support for defunding our ridiculously over-militarized police, all of which made Tom want to read a story about his dear old Ireland: Edward J. Delaney's.

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Ep 424Sometimes a book is about exactly what it says on the cover. Oyinkan Braithwaite's debut novel is plenty dark but surprisingly funny, exploring sibling dynamics heightened by the fact that there is serial killing involved.

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22 Minutes of Unconditional LoveXXIII Finally, though, it must be admitted, I don't know how to make you see Howard Rose as I saw him.

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Lynn Steger Strong Wants You to Look HarderLynn Steger Strong greets me in a voice thickened by emotion, exertion, and a protective mask.

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On Louise Erdrich, and Salvaging Wisdom From Absurdity and InjusticeIn 1970, I founded one of the first college courses in Native American Literature. I knew nothing about it, trained in the mainstream white male literary canon of the day, but I heard the drums: Th...

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Even Seamus Heaney Made MistakesOn a summer's evening in 2010, Seamus Heaney read his poems to a large and admiring crowd at St. Oswald's Church in the center of Grasmere Village in the eastern part of the Lake District.

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In Early Modern Europe, Reading and Writing Meant Getting Your Hands DirtyThe path from cogitation to publication has never been as smooth as it is nowadays, technically speaking at least.

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Rural Stories That Get it Right: A Reading ListLiving out in the country has a rawness to it, but rural people don't know it any other way.

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The Isolation of Being Deaf in PrisonAs told to Christie Thompson When I was in state prison in Georgia in 2013, I heard about a class called Motivation for Change.

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Claire G. Coleman on What Dorothy Porter's Writing Means to HerThe following poem was written in response to Dorothy Porter's 1994 novel-in-verse, The Monkey's Mask, as part of a Melbourne City of Literature series.

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From the Start, Maxine Waters Wasn't Playing GamesAs a freshman member of Congress in 1991, the same year that she joined the Financial Services Committee, Maxine Waters was also on the Veterans' Affairs.

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Don't Confuse a Book Endorsement With a ReviewIn recent conversations with authors, I've noticed that several use the terms "book endorsement" and "book review" interchangeably.

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Quarterly Reading Wrap Up, Stats and FavouritesMentioned Ashley. I recommend Adri's review of Cemetery Boys live show for The Henna Wars Pages live show for The Henna Wars reading vlog for Stay Gold review of Hood Feminism.

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How to Build a Story From the Ground up Using Dan Brown's 13 Step ProcessI've been charmed by the idea of writing a book since I was a kid.

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Exploring Writer's BlockThough journalist and writer Roger Simon says writer's block doesn't exist, it feeds a vital market of books, articles, and courses to overcome it.

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How to Avoid the Fraudsters of the Writing WorldSo, you've decided to work as a freelance writer. Maybe you are a stay-at-home mom, or you just quit your job.

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A Young Poet's Love Letter to Earth and to the Double Courage of Facing a Broken Reality While Refusing to Cease Cherishing This Astonishing World in I was so taken with the sweep and splendor of Davis's quiet cataclysm of a poem that I invited her to read it for Brain Pickings, which she kindly did - a lovely voice that surprised and invigorated me with its audible youth, only amplifying the poem's atmosphere of possibility and its wondrous, defiant commitment neither to look away from a...

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3 Unexpected Advantages of Writing In Your Second LanguageI'm Turkish, I work in English and I live in France. So I think it is safe to say that I've never seen language as a limitation in life.

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Tier Ranking EVERY Bad YA Novel I Read In Middle School!Support indie bookstores: indie bookstores audio books: to thread of Black owned bookstores: am a book depository affiliate and I receive a small commission if ya use my link!

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Mid Year Freak Out TagBooks mentioned The Vanishing Half Grown Ups Don't Touch My Hair Heartstopper Volume III The Pull of the Stars Holloxpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow Jamie Oliver: 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Everyday of the Week The Glassblowers The Switch Girl, Woman, Other Mr Loverman Fleabag: The Scriptures Noughts and Crosses Royal Holiday.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 5, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Humanity's Gauntlet: The Archons Rise by Brian A. Sieteski, June 17th 2020.

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Why I Make Haikus When I'm Fed Up With WritingWriting sucks sometimes. This trigger that tells me I need a break .  What I do next is critical.

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On the Power of THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB: Critical Linking, July 5, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Sunday Reading: The State of American DemocracyFrom The New Yorker's archive: pieces by Jill Lepore, Caleb Crain, Jelani Cobb, and Roger Angell about American democracy and people who have tried to strengthen it.

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Poet Carol Smallwood Interviews Author of Peeping SunrisePoet Carol Smallwood interviews poet Carole Mertz about her poetry, Pennsylvania Dutch background and more on #TheNewBookReview.

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12 Reasons to Write a Novel TodayA typical modern thriller contains 80,000 to 90,000 words, and other genres can run far longer.

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The New Book Review: Author Linda Wilson Reviews New Children's Book on the EnvironmentChildren's author Linda Wilson reviews Karen Cioffi's flagship book on the # at #TheNewBookReview.

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The New Book Review: Dr. Bob Rich Praises New Self-Help Book: "Lyrical Language," "Transparent Honesty"Dr. Bob Rich shares a review of "Awakening to a New Reality" by Janice Dolley with #TheNewBookReview.

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If You Want to be a Writer, Stop WritingReading is to writing what eating is to cooking. You simply cannot know if you're a good cook until your food has been eaten.

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Mehrsa Baradaran: Who's Actually Independent in 2020?The 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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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 4, 2020Today's Featured Deals The Bride Test Helen Hoang 1.99 Court of Fives Kate Elliott 0.99 The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris 3.99 Field of Blood.

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Coming From Behind by Howard Jacobson REVIEWThe passage I read in the video comes from Chapter 8, pages 153-4 in my edition ; here it is Arthur Twinbarrow could find a symbol anywhere; not a flower grew but it was symbolic of regeneration, not a leaf fell but it was symbolic of spiritual desolation, not a ball bounced but it was symbolic of the irrepressibility of the human spirit.

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The New Book Review: FREE Books for Review with Another Hint for Getting ThermLet Author Lois W. Stern wrangle some great #BookReviews for you with her regular posts for #TheNewBookReview.

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Our "Getting-Reviews" Gal Lois W. Stern Offers #FrugalBookPromoTipsDid you know that authors who offer real paper editions of their book are far more likely to get others to review them.

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UNLOCKED* Orwell-erThis is an essay written at the height of the WWII blitz bombing of Britain by Orwell from London.

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Stop Treating Your Blog Headlines Like Book TitlesThe other day, I helped another writer gain traction for his writing, and he was a little frustrated that he wasn't getting as much attention as he deserved, given the quality of his writing.

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June Wrap UpPatrons 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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Lit Hub Weekly: June 29In 1855, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass is published. Dispatches from writers in America: Tracy K. Smith's letter to Black America - From Newark Nyle Fort writes to his nephew about trauma and uprising.

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Book HaulI am currently using a Canon 700d camera with the kit lens to film my videos linked here: also use a 183cm Super Strong Tripod linked here: when filming at night or in low light PhotoSel soft box lights, which are linked here.

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How To Increase Clicks On Your Article HeadlinesAfter having a complete meltdown in my last semester at music conservatory, I sought out healthy pastimes, and eventually found and fell in love with yoga.

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You Don't Need a One-Two Punch If the First One Is a KnockoutHumor should be concentrated. If you want something to really sink in, you need to give it time to land.

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Episode 506THEW-LY kicks off with the Conan classic Queen of the Black Coast by Robert E. Howard!

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How to Overcome Typoglcemia with Text-to-speechHave you ever had the experience of someone reading your work and pointing out a simple error — a misspelled word, an omitted conjunction, or a wrongly used word?

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Mary Shelley on the Courage to Speak Up Against Injustice and the Power of Words in Revising the World"Words have more power than any one can guess; it is by words that the world's great fight, now in these civilized times, is carried on."

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Pavlina R. Tcherneva: The Case for the Job GuaranteeThe 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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Ottessa Moshfegh: The Strange Responsibility of Holding Death in Your HandsOttessa Moshfegh is the author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation, a New York Times bestseller; Homesick for Another World, a New York Times Book Review notable book of the year; Eileen, which was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction; and McGlue, which...

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Am I Too Young to Write? 6 Tips for Young WritersYou're never too young to write. These tips for young writers will help you focus on what's important and start your writing career right now.

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How to Use 4 Psych Theories to Help Build an AudienceCommunity building online can be very frustrating. Considering there are 4.5 billion people online, it can be quite daunting.

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SAVING GRANDDADDY'S STORIES Cover RevealShannon Hitchcock has published four middle-grade novels, but today she's celebrating her picture book debut with a cover reveal of SAVING GRANDDADDY'S STORIES.

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8 Spine-Chilling Books About Occult MysteriesSupernatural stories about ghosts, magic, and seances.

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We're Closed for Independence Day!Just a quick note to all you Book Riot readers out there that we're taking the day off for Independence Day.

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Ep 423Craig loves dinosaurs, so Andrew let him talk for an hour about Steve Brusatte's recent book for dino devotees.

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Mona Eltahawy On How Patriarchal Oppression Permeates SocietyHosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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Behind the Mic: On The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, Read by Santino FontanaEvery 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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Jeremy Black, "Mapping Shakespeare: An Exploration of Shakespeare's World through Maps"Jeremy Black, the prolific professor of history at Exeter University, has published a stunningly attractive volume entitled, Mapping Shakespeare: An Exploration of Shakespeare's World through Maps.

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A Quick Holiday BreakYou can find our post archives here. Past issues of our blog carnival, Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies, can be found here.

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Ahmed El-Shamsy, "Rediscovering the Islamic Classics"Ahmed El-Shamsy's Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition is an astonishing scholarly feat that presents a detailed, sophisticated, and thoroughly enjoyable intellectual and social history of the modern publishing industry on what we today consider canonical books of Islamic thought.

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How to Create Your Book ProposalAn article explaining the step-by-step process of submitting your manuscript to small publishing houses. Your guide to book publication submissions.

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Scott Spencer: "An Ocean Without a Shore"Is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.

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Double Illumicrate UnboxingIt's time for a double Illumicrate unboxing, the May Monstrous box, and the June In The Shadows Box!

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Are You Trying Too Hard to Write? Stop, Drop, and Listen to Your Broccoli.Great writing happens when you let go of what 'should be.' Learn the secret to letting go of trying too hard.

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June FavouritesHere are a few of my favourite by Jo Baker Mr Loverman by Bernadine Evaristo Queenie by Candis Carty-Williams TV: Pose Film: Call Me by Your Name Lucy and Yak Semi Christmas up With Gal Dem Podcast.

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My VERY Ambitious July TBR! !I also use some affiliate links in the description, these links do not impact the price but I do receive a small commission from the retailer if you use my.

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How to donate to Liberation Library, an organization that provides books to incarcerated children.It was a photograph of thank-you letter written by a child in custody, to the organization, expressing gratitude for the books.

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We Brought A House? !Hello, if you want to follow along with the renovation process of our first house, you can follow me on Instagram @littlelondoncottage: and her amazing channel: Recipe - 700g flour of choice - 2 tsp salt - 7g sachet of dried yeast - 1 tbsp olive oil - 450ml water.

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Ninth HousePlease like if you enjoyed this video and subscribe for new horror and thrillers videos Links below for my Instagram, Twitter, and : : : of Horror Book Club: mom's creepy doll Instagram account:.

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Queer Blackathon Reading VlogThe Black Lives Matter movement is still ongoing and there is continual work to be done.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 2, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Street Noise Books.

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What Anti-Racism Books Were Americans Requesting At Their Libraries?The most popular anti-racism books in American digital library collections from March to April 2020.

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How to Write and Sell 'Fillers' and 'Mini Articles' to Magazines and NewspapersAlong with the floppy disk, the ZX Spectrum, chat rooms, and the Nokia 101, the days of the profitable, keyword-stuffed, 300-word blog post vanished into the recycling bin of computer history a while back.

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What it Takes to Display Your Book in Bookstores in IndiaI have a day job as an assistant professor of civil engineering at a reputed university in India.

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Aaron Sorkin MasterClass Review: Will This Help You Master Screenwriting?Find out if it's right for you in our Aaron Sorkin MasterClass review.

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Reading Goal Check In and New GoalsPatrons 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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The Book You Need to Fully Understand How Racism Operates in AmericaBefore he wrote "How to Be an Antiracist," Ibram X. Kendi's "Stamped from the Beginning" examined the history of overt and covert bigotry.

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A Look at the Partners Behind Great Writers in LiteratureThe spouses and supporters of Virginia Woolf, Leo Tolstoy, and other literary minds.

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Life in the Border Zones of ViolenceWe are two hours north of the relentless sirens, our Bronx soundscape these months. That moment where car-weary conversations border on delusional.

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15 Fantastic YouTube Book Reviewers For Your Viewing PleasureFor more in-depth reviews or some laughs, these are some of the best channels for YouTube book reviews and related bookish content.

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20 Must-Read YA Romcoms for 2020 and Your TBRPick up, or keep an eye out for these new and forthcoming 2020 YA romcoms featuring fun, uplifting, and hilarious stories about young love.

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11 Great 4th of July Books for Kids and EveryoneThese 4th of July books can be a great way to explore all of these facets of this important holiday with kids in your life.

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How to Start ReadingIf you want to learn how to start reading more, but have been too intimidated to try, consider trying these helpful tips.

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30+ Reading Nook Chairs and Cushions to Relax IntoLooking for some reading nook chairs to create a cozy place to read? We've gathered over 30 options to help you pick one that suits your needs!

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The Sordid History of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'SGo behind the scenes, and the book, to explore the history of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, and search for the real Holly Golightly.

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8 of the Best Animal Manga Series Featuring Furry ProtagonistsDo you want more animal manga series in your life? Check out this list of titles, which ranges from the cute to the downright weird.

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Book Fetish: Volume 412Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 412, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, accessories, reading tools, and more from around the web!

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Featured Trailer: The Weirn Book, Vol 1Watch this week's featured trailer: THE WEIRN BOOK, VOL 1 by Svetlana Chmakova!

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Lit Hub Daily: July 2, 2020"Dear Black America: We are many things, aren't we? " A letter from Tracy K. Smith.

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Jane Austen's Former Family Home is a Gorgeous Airbnb: Critical Linking, July 2, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Book Club: Between the World and MeFrank and Rhonda discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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"Cambridge People"Grace was walking home from a work dinner when she saw the listing. The apartment she had been renting for the last three years had just been put up for sale and now, in the window of one of the neighborhood's many real estate offices, there was her home, splayed out in a suite of photos-her furniture, wall art, books, house plants, knickknacks.

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Dear Black America: A Letter From Tracy K. SmithDear Black America - We are many things, aren't we? We are hair. God yes, we are hair.

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Three Liberties: Past, Present, Yet to ComeJulia Alvarez Julia Alvarez left the Dominican Republic for the United States in 1960 at the age of ten.

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Jaboozie Turns Me On to Deep CutsIt's the Fourth of July, and we shouldn't really be celebrating, but even Indians can't deny the sweet forever taste of charbroiled hot dogs and ears of corn roasted till the kernels are crisp on the outside, exploding with flavor once you bite into them, surrounded by family in all its random variations, drawn home like magnets aligned to the...

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How the Author of The Graduate, Walked Away From Middle-Class MoresWhen first-time novelist Charles Webb gave birth to The Graduate in 1963, he had no trouble admitting that his leading character was modeled after himself.

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Death, Pestilence, Emptiness: Putting Covers on Albert Camus's The PlagueMore than 70 years after it was first published, Camus' classic novel The Plague is a best-seller again.

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Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, "The Age of Phillis"Jennifer J. Davis speaks with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma, about The Age of Phillis , Jeffers's latest collection of poems centered on the remarkable life of America's first poet of African descent, Phillis Wheatley Peters.

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Adam Brown, "Judging 'Privileged' Jews: Holocaust Ethics, Representation, and the 'Grey Zone"The Nazis' persecution of the Jews during the Holocaust included the creation of prisoner hierarchies that forced victims to cooperate with their persecutors.

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The Stuff of Stars: A Stunning Marbled Serenade to the Native Poetry of Science and the Cosmic Interleaving of LifeThat atomic interleaving of existence across the sweep of space and time and individual selves is what author Marion Dane Bauer and artist Ekua Holmes celebrate in The Stuff of Stars - a serenade to the native poetry inside the science of life, inspired by the iconic Carl Saganism that "we're made of star-stuff".

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ReadEHthon, book club info, reading rush and more!Channels mentioned Njeri. readehthon post full of resources reviewers mentioned Dani.

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The late John Prine is the first honorary poet laureate of Illinois.When John Prine died earlier this year, there were a few things his obituary writers agreed on.

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How to Publish a Kindle Ebook on Kindle Direct PublishingYou've written your story and you're at the point where it's ready to be published.

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June Reading Wrap UpWant to support me and be forever in my heart as one of the most kind and giving people ever, YEAH?

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Best biographies and memoirs of 2020 so farI consider myself lucky to cover the biography and memoir beat for the Amazon Book Review.

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Write Like You and Your Reader May Never Pass This Way AgainI primarily write about travel. It started when I was a youngster back in the typewriter age.

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The BookTube Oldie Tag!Ya boi's been on BookTube for quite some time. Here are some thoughts about what my experience has been like in the BookTube community!

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Important: This season of Search Party features a rare Deborah Eisenberg cameo.I am a huge fan of Search Party, the Max comedy about a group of millennial friends who take it upon themselves to solve the mystery of a college acquaintance's dis...

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Write Now with Martha Hunt HandlerI'm Martha Hunt Handler and, at 61 years young, I'm a first-time novelist, but lifelong storyteller and environmentalist.

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Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding DemolishedA line-item veto by Governor DeSantis in Florida demolishes funding for online learning and information accesss.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 1, 20202.99Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler Get This Deal.

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What 'Write What You Know' Actually MeansMany people dismiss this quote, especially fantasy and sci-fi writers. In a flippant tone, they say something like, "If a person hasn't met aliens before, does that mean he shouldn't write about..."

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Our Family History, Packed in Mom's Garage"You'll Be Honest, You'll Be Brave" by Kelli Jo Ford Justine pulled into Lula's as the morning sun began to glow behind the hills.

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June Reading Wrap-up and ReviewsThe Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter: : Nation: for Vanishing: Man of Woman Born: Roses: Girl from the Other Side: out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: Books.

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The Words That Will Bring Us Through the ChaosOctavia E. Butler's "Speech Sounds" got me through my father's death—now I turn to it in a time of national rebirth.

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15 backlist books to enjoy while you wait for this summer's buzziest new releasesThis food fiction list might make you hungry! These novels revolve around food, whether the characters are cooking in the kitchen or relishing a good meal.

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Best Comics We Read April-June 2020Find your next comic on this list of Rioters recent favorite graphic novel reads.

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Early Literacy Strategies and Resources for BabiesEarly literacy strategies for parents who want to incorporate reading right from the start in a way that is both enjoyable and developmentally appropriate.

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9 of the Best Productivity Books For When You're Mentally ExhaustedFinding it hard to stay focused? These nine books on productivity are filled with actionable steps to help you become motivated and get stuff done.

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SuperheroProblems: So You've Been Retconned into a ScumbagSo you've lived long enough to see yourself become the villain. What now? These heroes have plenty of experience with having their morals retconned out...

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Nonfiction Books in Under 15 Minutes? A Blinkist ReviewAn honest Blinkist review with a breakdown of pricing, book titles, features, and the pros and cons of this speed reading service.

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Spice Up Your Cooking Space with Bookish Kitchen GoodsFrom coasters to cutting boards, give your kitchen some spice with these book-themed kitchen goods of all shapes and sizes.

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July 2020 Horoscopes and Book RecommendationsNew month, new reading suggestions from the stars! Check out our July 2020 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations for a look at the month ahead.

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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read April-June 2020Find your next great read on this list of Rioters favorite recent reads, including backlist, new releases, and future releases.

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10 of the Best July 2020 YA Books for Your TBRBeat the heat and keep that stack of To-Be-Reads towering with these these cool July 2020 YA books coming to shelves this month!

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Lit Hub Daily: July 1, 2020Happy Canada Day to the nation's unofficial queen, Alice Munro. Chrome-plated pistols and pink polos: Rebecca Solnit on the face of elite panic in the USA.

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App Gets Teens to Read Short-Stories Via Text Message: Critical Linking, July 1, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora WeltyAllegra Goodman joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "No Place for You, My Love," by Eudora Welty, from a 1952 issue of the magazine.

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Books to Film: The Option Versus The Shopping AgreementIf your goal is to see your book become a movie, it's important to understand the rights you grant—and the money you earn—during initial development.

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