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Time to start thinking about gift picksDecember is upon us, which means it's time to start thinking about gifts. There are a number of reasons why books make great gifts.

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Final TBR of 2020!Wish me luck as a frantically try to read all the books I want/need to before the end of the year!

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Holiday Book Recommendations!The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Christmas Carol by Charles Blind Dates by Ashley Day in December by Josie Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David and Chaos by Cindy it Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle, Maureen True Love Gave to Me Edited by Stephanie and Prejudice and...

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NYC radical bookstore Bluestockings is back—and they need your help.The volunteer-run, collectively owned radical bookstore and activist center Bluestockings is reopening in a new location after shutting down over the summer and fall.

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Brit Bennett is one of EW's Entertainers of the Year.What do Brit Bennett, Megan Thee Stallion, and Sascha Baron Cohen all have in common?

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How I Decide Whether My Articles Should Be Informative, Entertaining, Or BothWhat performs better: Articles that tell a good story, or articles that lay out clear how-to steps?

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Winter Most Anticipated ReleasesPatrons 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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These are the most popular romantic novels from each of the last six decades.The Romantic Novelists' Association is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, and as part of their celebrations, they've conducted a poll, asking readers and RNA members which romantic novels from the last 60 years have most captured their attention.

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The Compound Adjective: What It Is and How to Get it RightAn article that explains the "why" behind the compound adjective, the essential role of the hyphen and how to use it correctly to convey clearer meaning to your readers.

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Contemplating a creative challengeA few weeks ago, I shared 9 little things I've been loving in the kitchen.

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Searching for Family History in Taiwan's ForestsJessica J. Lee, author of "Two Trees Make a Forest," on decolonizing nature writing.

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7 Books About the Power Dynamics of PartiesKamala Puligandla, author of "Zigzags," on the social hierarchies of friend groups.

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A Response to Claims of Racism in Naomi Novik's A DEADLY EDUCATIONNaomi Novik's A DEADLY EDUCATION has been called out for racist portrayals by some reviewers; one reader responds to this critique.

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SuperheroProblems: So Your Gods Have Turned Against YouThe good news: you're a superhero AND a god. The bad news: you may never question the boss god, ever, for any reason.

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Six Beautiful Books From The 2020 Folio Society Christmas CollectionThere's something for every booklover in the Folio Society Christmas Collection! Here are six gorgeous renditions from the 2020 collection.

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5 Queer YA Books to Read if You're Disappointed With Boys' LoveMost Boys' Love series perpetuate problematic representations of LGBTQ themes. Here's what to read if you're disappointed in the genre.

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Foretelling the Future of Vampire BooksWhat kind of batty bloodsuckers will come knocking on our chamber doors in the near future, and what shape will they take?

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The Best Epigraphs of 2020Savor some beautiful words from some of this year's most wonderful books. These are the best epigraphs from books published in 2020.

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29 Cozy Book Blankets to Gift This HolidayWhether it's a banned book duvet cover or a book page throw, a book blanket is the perfect warm and fuzzy—but also extremely smart—gift.

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7 Books With Stuffed Animals To Cheer Up Littles This Holiday SeasonThis holiday season, celebrate with your little loved ones from afar with these books with stuffed animals as the perfect gift.

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Book Fetish: Volume 433Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 433, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art, accessories, reading tools, and more from around the web!

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Lit Hub Daily: December 3, 2020"I have never in my life met anyone with such an acute lexical feel for the specific word needed, for the hidden rhythm of a prose sentence." Aleksandr.

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Book Club and Babs!Join Frank and Rhonda as they discuss this month's book club pick and their love of Barbara Streisand!

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All in the Family: 8 YA Domestic ThrillersThese YA domestic thrillers are full of buried secrets and family relationships gone wrong, the perfect recipe for a thrilling read!

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How to Move From First Draft to Second Draft to Publishable BookWhen you've completed a draft but it's falling a bit flat, it's time for the Story Draft: creative work done technically.

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What a New Book Expo Could Learn From the Helsinki Book FairPicture yourself at the Javitz Center in Manhattan during a Book Expo trade show. Your feet ache.

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Mr. Difficult Rides Again: On the Unexpected Genius of William Gaddis's MasterpieceIn a 2002 essay entitled "Mr. Difficult," the novelist Jonathan Franzen described at length his dislike of William Gaddis's novel J R.

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Endless Plastic, Eco-Sorrow, and Disappearing Islands: Climate Readings for DecemberThis year marks the five-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement, but the world is not on track to meet the agreement’s goal to keep planetary warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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How American Exceptionalism Leads to American IsolationismThe 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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Talking About Psychedelic Drugs With a Fellow Mother at the PlaygroundIm a knife cutting through the desert in a truck with the windows open, oven air blasting in my face and my curls getting tangled while a beer sweats between my thighs.

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Disability in America: Molly McCully Brown and Rebekah Taussig on Living and Writing 30 Years After the Americans with Disabilities ActIn this week’s episode of Fiction/Non/Fiction, co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by talking to two writers who have m...

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The Doors' John Densmore on the Time Van Morrison Left Him Hanging OnstageOn the night The Doors were fired from our first club gig, Ronnie Harran, the booker for the famous Whisky a Go Go, saw us and offered us the “house band” slot up the street.

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WATCH: Helen Macdonald, James Rebanks, and Andy Fryers in ConversationThe Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, Â brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun.

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On the Misguided Norwegian Exceptionalism Underlying the Nobel Peace PrizeAlfred Nobel didnt give instructions whether the selection process should be secret or transparent, but his values of peace and love of humanity suggest an intention of transparency.

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The Wing That Saved Me: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on Happy Years in Vermont With His Wife AlyaAleksandr Solzhenitsyn won the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature. These pages, written in the mid-80s but published this autumn for the first time in English, relate the formidable challen...

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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum on Carving Out an Inner World& OnlineThis week on The Maris Review, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum joins Maris Kreizman to discuss her book, Likes, out now from FSG.

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Discovering The Power of Books During the Syrian RevolutionAt first Ahmad is a distant voice coming through my computer speakers. A fragile whisper from a hidden basement.

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A. Achilli and S. Yekelchyk, "Cossacks in Jamaica, Ukraine at the Antipodes: Essays in Honor of Marko Pavlyshyn"The volume is compiled to honor the contribution of Marko Pavlyshyn to the development and establishment of Ukrainian studies in Australia, as well as across the globe.

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Bookish Christmas Gift GuideItems mentioned I have asterisked* any items which I have been sent and not paid for myself Papergang Dazzler Co on Dazzler Co sent two, paid for one myself Little glass trinket dishes Books mentioned Love in Colour The Secret Garden Mina Lima Edition* The Sisterhood Editions of Anne of Green Gables The Little Princess The Vanishing Half...

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10 Sharp Tips From a Top Restaurant to Grow Your Writing Career NowWhen you see a business that's successful, ask yourself what's working. And apply those lessons to your own career.

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Handling Emotions and Editing ArticlesI learned we can handle our emotions effectively and edit our articles in similar ways.

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Finding My Funny BoneIn a year of bad moods, isolation, low activity, and political drama, I decided to explore a new writing lane.

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Three Ways to Create Engaging TitlesScott Fitzgerald once titled a book The Greatest King in West Egg. Given the content of the story, it would not have been the worst title in the world — except that he chose the Greek-Semitic word ‘trimalchio' to replace the simple English phrase ‘the greatest king.' Trimalchio in West Egg was a disastrous title.

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Helping You Find a Book for Everyone on Your Christmas Shopping List!I receive a small commission from purchases made using the links in my description. This commission helps me to be able to continue making videos for you to enjoy.

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November Wrap-UpFree Palestine - for the Phillipines: America Hurricane Relief: Central America Relief: Nations COVID Relief: Prose Club Podcast ft.

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A special issue of The Volta honors the life and work of poet Molly Brodak.The December 2020 issue of The Volta, out now, includes an "In Memoriam" feature on poet and memoirist Molly Brodak.

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Write Now with Jennifer WaitteI am a former journalist, feature writer and editor. I now focus my writing efforts on fiction.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for December 2, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Age of Darkness series by Katy Rose Pool with Fierce Reads.

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How to Find the Conflict in a StoryMapping your characters' relationships and their goals will show you where the points of conflict are.

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The Year in Self-GooglingIt's comforting to know that in the annals of history, my day-to-day personal suffering won't show up at all.

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How Often Should You Publish New Content?When the Huffington Post was first starting out, they posted an average of one post on their blog every 58 seconds.

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A Quarantine Hobby to Stress Out Your MarriageWild Ale by SJ Sindu My wife Adria and I are supposed to be in Europe, driving a tiny rental car from Amsterdam to the south of France, then ferrying to the Greek Islands.

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"The Queen's Gambit" Is a Sports DramaThe Netflix show both embodies and subverts a genre more typically associated with games like football and hockey.

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25 delightfully distracting jigsaw puzzles to occupy your mind and boost your moodI've long been a fan of jigsaw puzzles but I never could have guessed this would turn out to be the Year of the Puzzle.

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7 of the Best Books Like I MAY DESTROY YOUIf you're a fan of the six-part HBO series, and are in search of stories with similar themes, check out these books like I MAY DESTROY YOU.

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Let an Indie Bookseller Pick the Best Book Subscription for YouMissing the recommendations of your favorite independent booksellers? Let a bookseller choose your next read through these subscription boxes.

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6 Places To Buy Books Online That Aren't AmazonSupport small businesses and indie / used bookshops by shopping with these 6 places to buy books online that aren't Amazon!

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5 of the Best YA Fantasy Books Like THE CROWNWhether you're here for the gossip, the spectacle, or the scheming, these YA fantasy books like The Crown have what you need.

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"Is That All You Do? " Self-Promotion as a School LibrarianIf you're a school librarian looking to educate others on what you do and how you do it, check out this list of ideas for self promotion.

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Weird Jobs in Comics: Incarnations of VengeanceTaking a look at some of comics' weirdest jobs through these characters who often take on their roles with vengeance in their hearts.

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Books Like Nancy Drew: 8 Other Classic Teen SleuthsYou've read Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, but have you read these other books like Nancy Drew?

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The Gutenberg Bible and How to See it OnlineIf you're curious about the the first book to be printed using moveable type, learn more about the Gutenberg Bible and how to see it here.

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Gifts For Readers 2020: Excellent Bookish Ideas For Under $30These are the best gifts for readers 2020, all of which ring in for under $30.

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Lit Hub Daily: December 2, 2020We asked the best book designers in the business about their favorite covers of the year: they have thoughts. - Lit Hub “I’ve always loved squid—not in the culinary sense, but in the sense of a bei...

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10 of the Best December 2020 YA Books to Put on Your WishlistMake sure you add these 10 exciting new YA releases to your winter wishlists! Keep it cool with these December 2020 YA books.

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Best YOUNG ADULT Audiobooks for 2020 by AudioFileAudioFiles 2020 Best Young Adult audiobooks offer a wide range of stories for teen listeners.

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A Beginner's Guide to Amazon Pre-OrdersEbook pre-orders can be a great tool for KDP authors, but it might not be right for those without an established audience.

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Jeff VanderMeer on the Saga of The Festival of the Freshwater SquidOf those traumatic events surrounding the Festival of the Freshwater Squid, I must now finally write, dear reader.

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Kelly Link: Why You Should Read This Classic TrilogyA reader lucky enough to live to a certain age must grow accustomed to the sensation of dislocation that is a symptom of realizing what a great swath of time has been eaten up since they picked up a favorite book.

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The Painter and the Scientist: Unraveling the Myths About Leonardo Da VinciWe know why the candle was on Leonardo da Vinci's desk—to bring light into the darkness.

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WATCH: Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris, and Nicola Davies in ConversationThe Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, Â brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun.

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How Do We Stop the Strongmen& Before We Get Another One in 2024?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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One of Europes Great Libraries Didnt Stand a Chance& In Either of the World WarsExactly a century after the burning of Washington another invading army encountered a library, and saw it as a perfect way to strike a blow at the heart of their enemy.

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WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John FreemanClick below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind...

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WATCH: Lee Child and Heather Martin at the Hay Festival Winter WeekendThe Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, Â brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun.

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What Does It Take to Be Granted Sainthood?It took a wooden crate crammed with 8,268 pages of documents to launch this pilgrimage from Wichita, Kansas, to Rome, Italy, and—with, the Gates of Heaven.

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Visiting Babylon Boulevard, New York's 19th-Century Bohemian UnderworldPlate 9: The Baroness of Babylon Boulevard Upon examination of the 1850 lithographed map "City of New-York" by cartographer S.

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Keith A. Livers, "Conspiracy Culture: Post-Soviet Paranoia and the Russian Imagination"The book offers a solid background that helps historicize the conspiracy preoccupations in Russia. By connecting the conspiracy manifestations in Russian culture across the centuries, Livers successfully demonstrates how deeply engrained the conspiracy culture is in Russia.

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Samantha Langsdale and Elizabeth Rae Coody, "Monstrous Women in Comics"In their new collection, Monstrous Women in Comics , Samantha Langsdale and Elizabeth Rae Coody put together a critical volume on the ways women are made monstrous in popular culture.

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Interview with Leigh BardugoAuthor Bio Leigh Bardugo is the New York Times bestselling author of Ninth House and the creator of the Grishaverse which spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns, and the King of Scars duology.

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December TBRBooks mentioned The Miracle on Ebenezer Street A Poem for Every Winter Day Tinsel Royal Holiday The Santa Klaus Murder The Empty Stocking Christmas Murder This Winter Mangos and Mistletoe The Nutcracker and the Mouse King Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas Christmas Days Another Night Before Christmas Mrs Scrooge Pablo Picasso's Noel Frost...

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Asian American Young Adult Fiction with Ed Lin, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, and Ruth Minah BuchwaldAAWW, Kundiman, and Kaya Press combine to bring acclaimed novelist Ed Lin together with pioneering YA author of FINDING MY VOICE and co-founder of AAWW Marie Myung-Ok Lee, in conversation to celebrate the release of Ed Lin's YA debut, DAVID TUNG CAN'T HAVE A GIRLFRIEND UNTIL HE GETS INTO AN IVY LEAGUE COLLEGE.

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The Greatest Writing Opportunity of the Year is Here!Writing an annual holiday letter is good writing practice. It's can be a combination of storytelling, finding your voice and inspiring family and friends.

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Buzzword Reading Challenge + Readathon 2021Participate on goodreads on storygraph.

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Should You Give up on Your Book? . Why I shelved my first novelLet's face it: trying to get a book published is hard. Anyone who's ever tried knows that.

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What It Was like to Ghostwrite 20 Books in Less than a YearI spent almost a year as a full-time ghostwriter. My job was to write books for a ghostwriting firm that would later publish those books on popular platforms like Amazon.

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The Four Buddhist Mantras for Turning Fear into LoveAn ancient antidote to our greatest vulnerability from the great Buddhist teacher and Zen elder Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Paths to Publishing Short StoriesSo you've written a short story. You've edited it. You've proofread it. You've proofread it again.

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On Denise RileyAnge Mlinko talks to Joanne O'Leary about the work of Denise Riley, following the publication last year of Poems: 1976-2016 and her essay Time Lived, without Its Flow.

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Social Media Microblogging: How to Communicate More Effectively?Have you ever created a Tweet describing a cool chart? Have you ever created an Instagram post describing a fun moment with your friends?

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The Fatal Flaw of "The Queen's Gambit"Sarah Miller examines the relationship between the Netflix adaptation of "The Queen's Gambit" and its source, a novel by Walter Tevis.

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Books I Want to Read This December!Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Boyfriend Project by Farrah Went Left by Monica War Outside by Monica by Ryan Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Lucky by Jenn and Olives by Jenna Evans and Joy by Kristin a Holidaze by Christina the Gap Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Holiday by Jasmine Met in...

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November Wrap Up! !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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A Good Read: Clive Myrie and Boyd TonkinThe journalist and the critic nominate favourite books.

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Our Ninth Nerdversary: Social Readers in Pandemic Times by Donalyn MillerSelf-isolating and working from home for the past eight months, my reading life has been challenging to maintain.

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Editors Explain: What Are Your Self-Promotion Tips for Shy Writers?Self-promotion is for many the most awkward part of being a writer. It can be especially difficult for introverted humans and those who find social interactions uncomfortable.

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Gifts for Writers 2020: The 20 Best Writer Gifts This Holiday SeasonThe 2020 holidays are different, but you can still find the perfect gifts for writers!

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November Book HaulPatrons 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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Amazon's best books of December'Tis the season for gift giving! Maybe some of our favorites this month will be a good fit for the book lover in your lives, including the exciting conclusion of Sabaa Tahir's An Ember in the Ashes series, a captivating biography of Henry Adams for history buffs, a thriller on par with Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, a magical story for adults and...

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Kids' books for the countdown to ChristmasThis year I've noticed that holiday lights seem to be going up earlier than ever.

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12 new books to buy from your local indie today.It's officially December! I'm sure you've already seen all of Netflix's new Christmas movies. What now?

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for December 1, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal, with Fierce Reads.

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The Year in CompostSome find comfort in conspiracy; I've found it in asking the same questions about plants and insects and mold my seven-year-old self might.

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6 Unusual Ways to Get Feedback on Your Writing from Family and FriendsAfter writing professionally for over two decades, candid reactions regarding my work are difficult to come by.

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Latkes For Santa Claus By Janie EmausAccording to the Pew Research Center, 1 in 5 U.S. adults were raised in an interfaith family.

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Did you win NaNoWriMo?NaNoMriMo, the 30-day sprint to 50,000 words, wrapped up yesterday. Whether you undertook the challenge, a modified version, or set your own November goal, take a minute and reflect on your results.

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This Holiday Season, Support These 8 Nonprofits That Hand Out BooksSpread joy and literacy by helping these organizations get reading material to prisoners, underprivileged children, and others.

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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover UpFariha Róisín, author of "Like A Bird," on adding nuance to South Asian stories.

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A List of Demands From Your Roommates, Your BooksYour books surround you on all sides, and suddenly their spines look ominous. How did they write a list?

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Epic Comics to Get Lost inThese aren't your one-sitting kind of reads; settle in, take your time, and luxuriate in these epic comics.

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5 of the Best Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC AuthorsHere are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families.

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A 2020 Literary Advent CalendarGet your daily dose of bookish delight this holiday season with Book Riot's 2020 Literary Advent Calendar.

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December 2020 Horoscopes and Book RecommendationsWhat to read, what to read? Consult the stars with Book Riot's December 2020 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations.

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Book Gift Basket Ideas for the Holiday Season and BeyondHow to make a book gift basket, what to include, how to decorate, and more.

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Take This Quiz to Find Your Next Ghost StoryI ain't afraid of no ghost: Take this fun and frightening quiz and find out what ghost story should haunt your TBR!

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8 of the Best Anti-racist Books to Help You Dig DeeperGain a deeper understanding of systemic racism, find manuals on conversations around racism, and more in these anti-racist books.

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6 of the Best Audiobooks Set in the American SouthGet to know the American South, including its diverse voices and unique points of view, through these audiobooks set in the South.

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Lit Hub Daily: December 1, 2020In 1987, James Baldwin dies. “Who said we ought to stay sane? How is it even decent to remain sane in this world?

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Best Books of 2020Whether they were buzzy or lost in the shuffle, prize-winners or under the radar, we've assembled the best books from 2020.

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The Best Books We Read in 2020Contributors to The New Yorker share the fiction and nonfiction books, old and new, that kept them going in 2020, including works by Garth Greenwell, Namwali Serpell, Agnes Callard, Curtis Sittenfeld, José Saramago, and William Maxwell.

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Samantha Hunt Reads Yiyun LiSamantha Hunt joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "A Sheltered Woman," by Yiyun Li, from a 2014 issue of The New Yorker.

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The Best Books We Read in 2020Contributors to The New Yorker share the fiction and nonfiction books, old and new, that kept them going in 2020, including works by Garth Greenwell, Namwali Serpell, Agnes Callard, Curtis Sittenfeld, José Saramago, and William Maxwell.

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The Astrology Book Club: What to Read This Month, Based on Your SignWith all the good books that come out each month, it can be hard to decide what to read.

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On Colonial Nostalgia and Food in Fantasy WritingIn Roald Dahl’s beloved novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, young Charlie Bucket discovers a coveted Golden Ticket and finds himself immersed in a magical world of sugar and shenanigans.

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House Cats and Wild Cats Aren't Actually That DifferentAt no point were cats domesticated by humans. One particular type of cat—Felis silvestris, a sturdy little tabby—has spread world-wide by learning to live with humans.

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A Rare Look at Obama Before the PresidencyAbout a month into my job, Jim Cauley, Barack Obama’s campaign manager for his 2004 Senate campaign, asked staff members for a volunteer to drive Obama around Illinois to his various campaign stops.

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On Visiting Auschwitz and Grappling with the Climate of Evil and InjusticeHow do you prepare yourself for war?, a friend asked me. It was spring and we were in Dakar, walking up the Atlantic coast; below, the outgoing tide French-kissed basalt rocks into a blues vastness.

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How Social Medicine Can Help Us Understand Pandemics"An understanding of the definition of a pathogen is not required when a clinician is faced with an infected patient who needs treatment."

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How to Let Go of a Book You've Been Writing for Twenty YearsWhen a publisher finally picked up my third book, The Heart of California: Exploring the San Joaquin Valley, my friend Anne congratulated me on completing it.

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How to Fix America's Foreign Policy Post-TrumpThe 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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WATCH: Douglas Stuart at the Hay Festival Winter WeekendThe Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, Â brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun.

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Casey Gerald on the Possibilities of Transgenerational JoyHosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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Carl Rollyson, "The Life of William Faulkner: This Alarming Paradox, 1935-1962"By 1935 William Faulkner was well established as an author of critically praised novels, yet the low volume of his sales forced him to seek work in Hollywood.

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November FavouritesDay 1 is here and I'm chatting through some of my favourite things from November, and what a lovely November was had!

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Writing To Understand Your IdeasProfessional writing isn't always for publication; it can become a journey of thought that helps you to explore what you know and imagine new possibilities.

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Why Writing for Money Can Ruin Your MotivationScience-backed research on the dangers of focusing on the outcome and what we can do about it.

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Streamline Your Production Schedule to Write 3x As Many ArticlesWhen Ford started producing cars, they revolutionised the industry by installing a moving assembly line.

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A Brief History of Indoor TreesWhen I was a little kid, I remember my very Catholic grandmother wanting so badly to haul the bins of Christmas stuff out of the basement each autumn that it seemed she felt physical discomfort while she waited.

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How 3 Indie Writers Make Over $1 Million A YearMaking a living as a writer was much harder just two decades ago. If you couldn't land a copywriting job or find a publisher that liked your manuscript, you were probably out of luck.

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Kathie Lee Gifford's favorite reads of 2020Four-time Emmy award winner and best-selling author Kathie Lee Gifford has been busy this year, publishing not one but two books in 2020.

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How to Ride the Idea Wave. A two-step process to let that literary…This great expanse of glistening waters, reflecting the very glow of your beaming mind. Within it lives entire lifetimes.

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How to Nudge Readers Toward the Share Button Every Time You WriteAs a veteran travel writer, my inbox overflows with pitches and press releases. I'm not a customer, so these companies aren't trying to sell me a product.

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Merriam-Webster's 2020 word of the year is… "pandemic."Merriam-Webster has announced its word of the year, and to no one’s surprise, it is “pandemic.” Merriam-Webster based their choice on a statistical analysis of the words looked up in most in their online dictionary, as well as year-over-year increase in traffic.

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What A Time To Be In DeclineWhy, a decade ago, did my father give me the heavy gift of a controversial 100-year-old Oswald Spengler tome?

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 30, 20202.99The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel Get This Deal.

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Writing Motivation for an Unorthodox Time in Human HistoryIt's hard to stay focused. You think you're ready to start your day writing and then a tweet sends you into a death spiral.

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Writing Descriptions: 3 Tips to Strengthen and Enliven Your Story's Stilted ParagraphsWriting descriptions can make stories. While some engage readers, others bore them. These three tips can help you with your next revisions.

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PLAYING WITH HISTORY by Christopher HealyWorldbuilding may well be my favorite aspect of writing. When working on my Hero’s Guide series of fairy tale adventures, it gave me immeasurable joy simply to sketch maps of the thirteen kingdoms in which the stories would take place.

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20 giftable books for every readerBook gifts make the best gifts: that's our motto around here, which is why we've gathered a mix of crowd-pleasing, perennially popular, and under-the-radar books to help you find the right gifts for your literary friends and family.

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Help Us Pick the Best Book Cover of 2020Get your bracket and meet the competitors here, then vote on Electric Lit's social media this week.

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"Misery" Is a Horrifying Love Letter to the Physical Act of WritingRob Reiner's film adaptation of Stephen King's novel celebrates an experience of the writing process we've all but lost in the digital age.

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Don't Cross These Capitalist FlowersStrange, short, and diverting writing delivered to your inbox every Monday.

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If The Job Fits: Magical Careers in MangaMight be time to update the ol' resume! The magical gigs in these manga might make you want to ditch that nine-to-five.

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Romance, Fantasy, and Dystopia: Reading Pathways to Ally CondieNow is a great time to discover the work of Ally Condie, whose hit YA dystopian Matched trilogy celebrates its 10th anniversary this year!

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8 Middle Grade and YA Fantasy Novels by Indian WritersThese middle grade and YA fantasy novels by Indian writers are fresh and diverse stories that honor the history and culture of India.

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20 Gorgeous Book Sleeves To Keep Your Books SafeA dreamy take on a classic painting. This Van Gogh Starry Night book sleeve deserves a prominent spot on your shelves, even when you're not using it.

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20 Must Read 2020 Picture Books to Read this YearA list of 2020 picture books to read from stories teaching antiracism and self love to ones with silly animal friendships.

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28 Sex Positive Books for Curious Readers of All AgesThese sex positive books for readers of all ages will give you an education in a sex life that is healthy, pleasurable, and consensual.

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What Are Publishers Really Doing To Diversify?In this moment of reckoning with the lack of diversity in publishing, what are publishers really doing to address the problem?

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Mood Is The Most Underrated Literary Device a€” And The Most ValuableMood is similar to a sister literary device called tone, but tone is the attitude the author or main character of the story has.

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25 of the Best Book Subscription Services of 2020 For All ReadersIn 2018, I set a pointless goal for myself of reading only books from subscription boxes.

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Lit Hub Daily: November 30, 2020In 1874, Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, is born. “So it goes in 2020, my eighth year of holding the revolving-door position of ‘authorized biographer’ for Bette Ford.” Lives may end, but do biographies?

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50+ Alternative Careers for Librarians50+ "non-traditional" careers for library science grads, from research and information management to web design and nonprofit work.

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What Henry Adams Understood About History's Breaking PointsHe devoted a lifetime to studying America's foundation, witnessed its near-dissolution, and uncannily anticipated its evolution, Dan Chiasson writes.

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Why New York's Mob Mythology EnduresAdam Gopnik writes about how legends of the Mafia's inner workings serve as parables for the wider world.

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Paul Theroux on Making Sense of One's LifeDeborah Treisman interviews the author Paul Theroux about "Dietrologia," his story from the December 7, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews"Wintering," "We Keep the Dead Close," "Bring Me the Head of Quentin Tarantino," and "Music for the Dead and Resurrected."

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Ep 354: Therapy-SpeakThis week, Mike picks an essay that exemplifies some of what he doesn't love in contemporary writing about mental health.

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Ep 447Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Our podcast turns its lonely ears to you. Woo-woo-ooo The Graduate is a story about the ennuied Benjamin Braddock, the provocative Mrs.

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What Is Dreamzoning?Every writer knows a thing or two about daydreaming. But what about dreamzoning? What's that-and how can it help you cultivate inspiration for your storytelling?

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Isabel Wilkerson on the Legacies of American Chattel SlaveryThe vast majority of African-Americans who lived in this land in the first 246 years of what is now the United States lived under the terror of people who had absolute power over their bodies and their very breath, subject to people who faced no sanction for any atrocity they could conjure.

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The Biography I'll Never Truly Finish WritingIn the border city of Juarez, in 1958, Bette Ford, the former fashion model and actress who had reinvented herself as a bullfighter, was badly injured by a bull.

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Who Exactly Was Rilke's Young Poet Correspondent?Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet has spoken powerfully, and differently, to every generation of readers since they were first published in German in.

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The Medieval Philosopher Who Outlined the Basics of the UniverseIt is hard to recapture the revelation that Aristotle represented for medieval scholars. He had answers to all the questions they had been asking—and many others they had never thought of posing.

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On J.R.R. Tolkien and the Creation of the Modern Fantasy NovelFor tens of thousands of years, human beings have been using fictional devices to shape their worlds and communicate with one another.

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A Living Ghost From the Chechnyan WarAlthough he'd licked his wounds and escaped the jaws of death, Omar had never returned to the land of the living.

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Charles Baxter on Creating Wonderland Fiction with the Help of DrugsFirst Draft: A Dialogue of Writing is a weekly show featuring in-depth interviews with fiction, nonfiction, essay writers, and poets, highlighting the voices of writers as they discuss their work, their craft, and the literary arts.

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RJ Julia Booksellers Recommend Their Holiday PicksIn this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Roxanne and the staff of RJ Julia Booksellers explore the best books of the year to give as gifts to the readers in your life.

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Interpreting America at the Minsk Book FairAt the end of January this year, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko hosted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Independence Palace, a glassy, corporate-looking building on Prospekte Pobeditelei in central Minsk.

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Deesha Philyaw on Writing About Dissatisfied WomenOn today's episode, Mitchell talks to Deesha Philyaw about her National Book collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, publishing a book during a pandemic, and writing about dissatisfied women.

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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Nov. 30th to Dec. 6thZong! Global 2020 Monday, November 30th - Wednesday, December 9th M. NourbeSe Philip presents the first online global iteration of the annual durational reading of Zong!, her acclaimed book-length poem from November 30th, 2020 to December 9th, 2020.

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On the Cinematic Precursors of Donald TrumpThe 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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E-Book Cover Design Awards, October 2020This edition is for submissions during October, 2020.This month we received:34 covers in the Fiction category13 covers in the Nonfi.

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American Utopia: Maira Kalman's Spare Visual Poems Drawn from David Byrne's Masterpiece of Anticynical HumanismTo raft an awareness of this amid the tragic tide of cynicism engulfing our culture is nothing less than a countercultural act of courage and resistance, for as Maya Angelou astutely observed, "there is nothing quite so tragic as a young cynic, because it means the person has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing."

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SEO Writing Tips for Beginners. Learn about SEO and how to start…Learn how to start writing SEO content. What is SEO? How does it work? SEO content writing examples and best practices included.

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A Potted History of The Short StoryYou may wonder why studying the contemporary short story market isn't enough if you want to build a successful career writing and selling short-form fiction.

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Jenny Erpenbeck, Margaret Atwood on a classic dystopia, Paintings in fictionThis podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 29, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by the Fiction and iPad Giveaway Contest by TooFar Media!

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99% of Writers Are Playing It Way Too Safe with Their ContentA lot of writers ask me how I managed to reach a wider audience over time.

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A Poet Reflects on Europe's Last DictatorshipJennifer Wilson writes about the Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort, her new collection of poems, "Music for the Dead and Resurrected," and the poet's artistic involvement in the ongoing protests against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka.

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Sunday Reading: Whodunnits and Other MysteriesLiebling, Mark Singer, Calvin Trillin, Lizzie Widdicombe, Patrick Radden Keefe, Berton Roueché, Judith Thurman, Hilton Als, Lawrence Wright, and David Grann about secrets and unsolved crimes.

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12 Tips From Gabriel Garcia Marquez for WritersI love learning from prominent writers. I think that one of the most rewarding ways to grow is by reading about what talented authors have for us.

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To Become a Better Storyteller, Get Lost in a StoryI regularly find myself immersed in stories, new and old. It's not just in books either; I've often fallen down the Youtube rabbit hole, watching scenes from my favorite games and clips from movies close to my heart.

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Talkin Books In BedBOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO ARE YA and ARE FOR AGES 13+ - THE INTENDED AUDIENCE FOR THIS VIDEO IS 13+.

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Why We Write: Orwell's Four MotivationsIn 1946, George Orwell — of Animal Farm and 1984 fame — wrote an essay entitled ‘Why I Write'.

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Tome Topple Reading VlogPatrons 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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Popular Books I'll Never Read! The AntiChatting through books I plan to never read! Would love to hear your opinions in the comments below!

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 28, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Antiquarian Sticker Book.

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The Simple Way to Deal With Rejection as a WriterAnd I don't deserve to be the one to give you advice concerning writing. But as someone who's been writing for some time now and I've been facing rejections from publications and have the first-hand experience with how it feels, I believe adding my voice to this "rejection thing" that writers, especially beginners face, isn't a crime.

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Lit Hub Weekly: November 23-25, 2020In 1960, Richard Wright dies. “If one of them was awarded the prize, the winner would read a statement that rebuked the male-dominated awards hierarchy.” On the time Adrienne Rich turned down a National Book Award.

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A Quest to Discover America's First Science-Fiction WriterIt's been two hundred years since America's first sci-fi novel was published. But who wrote it?

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Do I have that OTHER BOOK?Tag creators... Keeping Tabs: Chapter: you shop on Bookshop.org via my link you support myself and independent bookshops with a small commission: my podcast and channel on...

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Alain de Botton on Emotional Generosity and the Difficult, Largehearted Art of Charity of InterpretationGoethe, who lived and died by the indivisibility of art and life, insisted that we ought to treat the works of others, however imperfect, the way we treat their actions - with "a loving sympathy." And yet one of the most damning paradoxes of our condition is that, again and again, we withhold from others the loving sympathy and empathic...

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What a Creative Writing Degree Teaches YouCan you teach someone how to write? It's the age-old question that every writer will no doubt have an opinion on.

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The Most Discouraging Aspect of Writing for MoneyI once heard the famous public intellectual Christopher Hitchens say that writers must write. A writer is something that someone is, rather than something that someone does.

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Wonder WomenThe day I spoke to Supergirl, May 30th, a global pandemic had pushed the American death toll past 100,000, protests had broken out across the country over the killing of yet another Black man, George Floyd, and the U.S. president had tweeted, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." It sounds like the ideal setting for a superhero to...

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Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%.

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Emily Temple on the Unfocused Desires of TeenagedomThis week on The Maris Review, Emily Temple joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his book, The Lightness, out now from William Morrow.

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The Quest for the Origins of the Human SpeciesThe 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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Darien Gee on Imposter Syndrome, Food Blogging, and Starting an MFA at 50Darien Gee is the guest. She has two books out this year. The first is called Other Small Histories, a poetry collection available from Poetry Society of America; the second is a collection of micro-essays called Allegiance, available from Legacy Isle Publishing.

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What It's Like to Work As a Historical Advisor for Call of DutyWe Have Ways of Making You Talk is a weekly show exploring the war in close up, hosted by comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland as they discuss all matters Second World War.

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Combat the Flowing Rejections and Trickling AcceptancesA reflection piece that suggests ways to maintain motivation, strategies to apply, and areas of improvement for a young freelance writing career.

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Rewriting the History of 1970s Gay LiberationIn Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation , the acclaimed historian Jim Downs rewrites the history of gay life in the 1970s, arguing that the decade was about much more than sex and marching in the streets.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for November 27, 20202.99How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan Get This Deal.

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Links I loveHappy Friday, friends! We celebrated a lovely and quiet Thanksgiving here in the U.S. yesterday, and today we're taking a long walk, playing Ticket to Ride , and putting up more Christmas decorations.

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5 Genre-Bending Books and What They Teach Us About WritingWhen I was younger, I had a distinct genre of books I enjoyed reading — fantasy.

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4 Signs That It's Time to Say Good-Bye to Your Writing GroupFinding a good, supportive writing group can be one of the more valuable steps a writer can take in their creative and professional development.

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11 New Books by Native American WritersSince it's National Native American Heritage Month, we're focusing on books coming out of the U.S. But it's also worth noting some new titles by either and or about Indigenous people from other parts of North America: A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt , Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline , and Spirit Run by Noe Alvarez.

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Audio Book Recommendation: Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni, Read by the AuthorEvery 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 listens.

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7 Children's Books By Asian Writers For Everyone Looking To Diversify Their And/Or Their Kids' TBR PileOutstanding children's books by Asian writers to showcase what the world looks like to readers young and not-so-young.

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Food and Travel During a PandemicBooks at that magical intersection of food and travel, perfect for your pandemic wanderlust.

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B-Side Bonanza: Gotham's GlutesA close look at Dick Grayson's marvelous glutes. It's hard to ignore a good backside in comics, ok?

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20 Must-Read Short Books for Short Attention SpansStruggling to focus on reading? Try these short books for short attention spans, like 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings by Sarah Cooper.

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Separating the Art From the Artist: Yoga EditionHow do you separate the legacies of master yoga teachers accused of abuse from the work they've left for modern practitioners?

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The Best Gifts for Feminists 2020: Book Lovers EditionThe best gifts for feminists who love books, reading, and social justice. Book subscriptions, stickers, clothes, and more!

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Audiobooks to Soothe You During Lockdown 2.0: The List List #427Your weekly roundup of literary links around the web.

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Black Friday Deals for WritersThis Black Friday weekend, you can use the discount code OUTLINE to grab my Outlining Your Novel Workbook software at a special holiday discount of 25%.

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Love and Persecution During Napoleon's Invasion of AnconaThe intense interest in the horrors of World War II that has characterized the last few years has tended to overshadow other aspects of the long history of.

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Ithamar Theodor, "The Bhagavad-Gita: A Critical Introduction"Ithamar Theodor's The Bhagavad-Gītā: A Critical Introduction is a systematic and comprehensive introduction to one of the most read texts in South Asia.

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Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron, Read by Soneela NankaniEvery 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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Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #122This issue is for November, 2020. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books.

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Black Friday 2020: The 10 Best Black Friday Deals for WritersFrom mugs and apparel to courses and software, here's our roundup of the best Black Friday deals for writers in 2020.

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9 Steps to Writing Better StoriesOne of the best ways to practice writing is to write stories. Even if you primarily write nonfiction or poetry, you should try your hand at short stories.

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A Dozen Quotes by Neil Gaiman to Help You Write Your NovelNeil Gaiman is the bestselling author of such wonderful novels as American Gods, The Graveyard Book, and Stardust.

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Tag Me: 3 Simple Steps for Writing a Tagline for Your Blog or Biz"I need insight on writing a tagline," wrote a member of my online writing group.

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‘Folklore Has Always Been About Futurity': An Interview with K-Ming ChangThe author of Bestiary on mythmaking, how grossness co-exists with beauty, and changing your destiny.

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Uk Vs Us Cover BattleI receive a small commission from purchases made using the links in my description. This commission helps me to be able to continue making videos for you to enjoy.

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Towards a New HorizonDuring quarantine, I've been trying to remind myself that I've always been able to find inspiration for a better life.

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"Facts Tell But Stories Sell" Is A Lie"Facts tell but stories sell" is a long-standing aphorism for marketers and aspiring writers across the globe.

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How Much of Yourself Can You Pour Into Your Writing and Still Stay BalancedIt would seem on the surface to be a stupid question. But, as writers, we're used to working alone.

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Seedkeeper Rowen White on the 'Rematriation' of Seeds to Their Native LandsEmergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.

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Why Every Unfinished Draft Deserves to Be Completed: A Guide to Idea ExecutionA few days ago, I was scrolling through my long list of incomplete, unpublished drafts.

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16 Nonfiction Books That Tried to Define AmericaCan a single nonfiction book encapsulate the grandeur, folly, ugliness, bravado, idealism, and tempestuousness of the United States?

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We're Taking the Day Off!We're off for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, but we'll be back tomorrow with our regularly scheduled programming.

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Thanksgiving Classics from the ArchiveErin Overbey recalls a 1943 Comment essay on the topic of Thanksgiving, by the writer and editor Wolcott Gibbs, along with other seasonal writings from over the years at The New Yorker.

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Douglas Stuart: "Shuggie Bain"Douglas Stuart's "Shuggie Bain" is not a book to miss.

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The 3 Elements of Writing: Inspiration, Imagination, and PerspirationSo, you want to be a writer, but you aren't sure you can write. Like any craft, writers learn and perfect their skills.

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