An incredible group of authors discuss why they chose to go long.
The story of the only undocumented writer to graduate from the University of Michigan’s MFA program.
“Everything you say in bed is going to show up in a poem.”
It’s been a highly productive day.
Norman Mailer could throw some serious shade.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou
Plus 22 totally unethical (but effective!) lifehacks, 49 hoaxes people actually believed, and a pretty terrifying life-size Marge Simpson.
Baby, you’re like the most popular book in the library. Everyone is checking you out.
If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again. List inspired by these answers on Quora.
“We live for books.” ― Umberto Eco
“I still have a waiter check with an outline for my novel on it that came to me while I waited for my section to be sat.”
Writing is hard. Don’t crush our dreams.
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs announced they were closing the final day of their large annual book fair to non-registered attendants, but after independent writers and publishers voiced their frustration, they have announced that they are opening it to the public.
“Was it worth avoiding my friends to revise my novel for the 400th time?”
Because reading is sexy, baby.
A curated list of must-reads from Papa himself.
Twenty-one successful authors — including Junot Díaz, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, and George Saunders — tell how they overcame writer’s block, completed, and sold their debut titles.
So you decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month. Here’s what you can expect for the next 30 days.
Look at these cuties. They make books together.
Pendleton Ward, Kent Osborne, and Rebecca Sugar had some great insights to share at the Times Talks panel during NYCC.
Who needs pants? You’re writing in bed anyway.
For everyone who has 20 pages of the next Great American Novel. Or two pages. Any pages, really.
We all want to be the next J.K. Rowling.
It’s not always jocks vs. nerds.
Here’s what it might be like to be J.D.’s favorite fangirl as seen in new letters attained by The Morgan Library.
The director discusses her iconic documentary as well as the grief that has inspired her latest film project, Earth Camp One.
Cats – with all their mysteriousness and adorableness and softness – have served as muses for some of the most brilliant writers in the world for centuries. Some notable examples, amazing pictures, and charming quotes from 30 of the best kitty/writer combo deals.
Last night — on two separate coasts — the writers of our favorite movies, documentaries, and television series enjoyed a night of recognition. Herewith, a roundup of how everybody dressed for the occasion and who went home with awards.
What?? Obviously the title of this post is misleading as they clearly only wrote the news program within Anchorman but still, how can this be?
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The only “How To Write” guide you’ll ever need. For inquiring minds: “Laudanam, also known as opium tincture or thebaic tincture, is an alcoholic herbal preparation containing approximately 10% opium and 1% morphine.”
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