It's not just financial: It's a matter of cultural capital as well. Romance speaks to a large audience, and that audience gives its attention eagerly. …
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"Do you want to stay on the path you are on," Tonya Dalton asks in The Joy of Missing Out, "or do you want to make some changes to work toward the life…
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Before Sammy Davis, Jr., there was Gerard Manley Hopkins.
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It’s “best of the year” season again, and one of my favorite websites, Five Books, has been doing a great job with its book lists. But I was particular…
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If you were participating in National Novel Writing Month this year, you’ll probably be within striking distance of your ending today. Near the end of …
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#NaNoWriMo 2019: The Thankfulness ThreadMaybe you’ve been participating in National Novel Writing Month. Maybe you already have a writing practice, or you’ve been trying to establish o…
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Looks like I might have an annual Thanksgiving message!
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One of my favorite websites right now is Five Books, an Oxford-based publication that interviews experts on all kinds of subjects, who recommend, well,…
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Recently, in a previous NaNoWriMo-themed newsletter, I suggested, “Whenever you ‘mess up,’ whenever you have a less than perfect writing day, it’s beca…
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I was searching my shelves yesterday when I spotted Geoff Manaugh’s The BLDGBLOG Book, a 2009 extension of his excellent blog, which he’s continued wri…
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An opportunity for subscribers to weigh in with their thoughts and questions.
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Over the weekend, humorist and TV writer Dana Schwartz tweeted this bit of wisdom: “The terrible thing about [publishing a book/getting your dream job/…
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