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Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have | Brain Pickings

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have | Brain Pickings. “Between the wolf in the tall grass and the wolf in the tall story there is a shimmering go-between. That go-between, that prism,

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Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story by Paul Auster

I heard this story from Auggie Wren. Since Auggie doesn’t come off too well in it, at least not as well as he’d like to, he’s asked me not to use his real name. Other than that, the whole business

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‘Runaway’: Alice’s Wonderland – New York Times

‘Runaway’: Alice’s Wonderland – New York Times.   By JONATHAN FRANZEN   Published: November 14, 2004   Alice Munro has a strong claim to being the best fiction writer now working in North America, but outside of Canada, where her

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Review: How Fiction Works by James Wood | Books | The Observer

Review: How Fiction Works by James Wood | Books | The Observer. James Wood’s How Fiction Works makes a passionate case for the novel, arguing that it puts other forms of creative writing firmly in the shade, says Peter Conrad

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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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Top novelists look to ebooks to challenge the rules of fiction | Books | The Observer

Top novelists look to ebooks to challenge the rules of fiction | Books | The Observer. Leading British authors drawn to experiment with the scope of interactive storytelling. Blake Morrison argues that the success of experimental ebooks will depend on

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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains. (by Leo Widrich) A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo

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