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Dirty secrets are the truest secrets. 

A dirty secret: you can only be a writer if you can afford it | Life and style | The Guardian There is nothing more sustaining to long-term creative work than time and space – and these things cost money

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Manderley, My Manderley! 5 Literary Classics That Should be Adapted as High School Rom-Coms Immediately | Literary Hub

Okay, so a little background on this quasi-ridiculous exercise: after seeing the latest adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma, I decided it was time to rewatch Clueless, and let me tell you, it (m… Source: 5 Literary Classics That Should be

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The New York Times Spelling Bee is the best puzzle of all time.

This has become part of my daily routine, but it never would have occurred to me to write about it. I guess this is why Laura Lippman is a more successful writer than I am. In the real world, I

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Little Things That Editors Love | The Review Review

Source: Little Things That Editors Love | The Review Review It seems that editors are people too.

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Moby Dick in under 3 1/2 hours!

An astonishing, delightful, and moving adaptation of Moby Dick kept me fascinated for nearly three and a half hours at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA the other night. The set and props range from the elegant to the

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A blog post that deserves more attention.I’ve only read one of these–The Fact of a Body–and agree with the description of it as “exciting, shattering, exquisitely crafted (and researched).” I hope to get to a few more of these in the next couple of a months.

26 Books From the Last Decade That If You Haven’t Read—You Should | Literary Hub With the end of anything comes reflection. We’ve been doing quite a bit of it here at Literary Hub, as you may have noticed, but

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And an even more important reason to find alternatives to Amazon.

Amazon Warehouse Reports Show Worker Injuries – The Atlantic Speedy robots. Constant surveillance. Ruthless quotas. A new investigation into why the injury rate for Amazon’s warehouse workers is sky-high. Source: Amazon Warehouse Reports Show Worker Injuries – The Atlantic

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