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Borne Back Ceaselessly Into the Past: Steinbeck, Nostalgia, Empathy and Amtrak

What does Amtrak’s writer residency program signify about where we are artistically, culturally, and politically today? In 2014 we’re all about nostalgia, yet America’s infrastructure is slowly falling apart. Sean Murphy investigates. Continue reading

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The Duomo of Milan could not have been built by digital-age writers. (Photo: Wikipedia)

The Art of the Guild

Freemasonry seems old-fashioned, if not obsolete. But Jennifer Sky argues that writers of the digital age have a lot to learn from the freemasons. Continue reading

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Well “Red”: 8 Reasons Why Taylor Swift Should Date a Writer

If you want a “Love Story,” Taylor, you must love story. And the writers who craft it. Continue reading

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8 Ways To Ensure You Write A Shitty First Novel

Samuel Sattin presents 8 steadfast, industry-ignored methods for completely obliterating any chance you might have of writing an interesting debut work of fiction.
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Read My Finger: How Not To Get Published

Sean Beaudoin exposes the underbelly of the Manhattan publishing elite so thoroughly that Upton Sinclair’s estate threatens a lawsuit. Continue reading

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