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10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings – Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center. Source: 10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings – Brain Pickings Advertisements

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40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!

40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!. No matter what you’re field, if you seek to make a splash, the ability to think outside the box is essential. Canva’s Andrew Tate found forty inspiring reads to

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Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read | Brain Pickings

Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read | Brain Pickings. “A prefatory glow, not unlike some benign variety of the aura before an epileptic attack, is something the artist learns to perceive very early in life.”

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A speech by the late David Foster Wallace | Books | The Guardian

A speech by the late David Foster Wallace | Books | The Guardian. (20th Sept 2008) David Foster Wallace, who died 12th Sept 2008, was the most brilliant American writer of his generation. In a speech, published in the Guardian

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Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings

Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings. “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” The third volume of Anaïs

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Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 163, William T. Vollmann

Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 163, William T. Vollmann. William T. Vollmann, the author of eleven books, all published since 1987, has become known for his highly unusual prolificity, for his extraordinary stylistic pyrotechnics, for the unique

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