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In Honour and Memory to Tomas Tranströmer!!! (1931-2015)

Miracle Speech: The Poetry of Tomas Tranströmer – The New Yorker. Page-Turner October 6, 2011 Miracle Speech: The Poetry of Tomas Tranströmer By Teju Cole Two truths approach each other. One comes from inside, the other from outside, and where

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Virginia Woolf ‘Now is life very solid or very shifting?’

“Now is life very solid or very shifting? I am haunted by the two contradictions. This has gone on forever; goes down to the bottom of the world — this moment I stand on. Also it is transitory, flying, diaphanous.

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How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings

How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings.   How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against

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Who’s the Greatest Unreliable Narrator in Literature?

Who’s the Greatest Unreliable Narrator in Literature?. Colin Winnette and Jeremy M. Davies each have a new novel featuring an unreliable narrator: Winnette’s Coyote follows a possibly unhinged mother and Davies’s Fancy is about a man looking for a catsitter.

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Madison Schultes’s ‘My Writing Masterpost’!!!

Madison Schultes MY WRITING MASTERPOST I just have a lot of writing tips and masterposts and just stuff in my likes and I decided to put them all into this. All rights goes to the people who made them. Cool

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Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2015

Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2015. We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 9th annual Top 10 Blogs for Writers Competition! It’s exciting to see such an array of excellent blogs for writers. Make sure you visit all the ten

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The Sense of Style: Psycholinguist Steven Pinker on the Art and Science of Beautiful Writing | Brain Pickings

The Sense of Style: Psycholinguist Steven Pinker on the Art and Science of Beautiful Writing | Brain Pickings. “Every generation believes that the kids today are degrading the language and taking civilization down with it.” “Man has an instinctive tendency

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