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How To Write A Novel In Less Than One Hour

Specific instructions about how to write your first novel in just one hour. [...]

The Inspiration Of Hemingway For Writers

“WRITERS – when Hemingway was stuck, he didn’t put the kettle on. He tried to write, ‘one true line.’ It works. Write one true line.”

This advice came from an account called Adland this morning on Twitter, where there is only room for one true line – and a thin line at that.

I was [...]

Academic Writing, Then, Becomes A Tool For Warping Perhaps Both Time And Grammar

The frequent, but seemingly random, insertion of “then” and “perhaps” into academic articles suggests a previously unnoticed warping in the space-time continuum. [...]

Writing Luxury

The practical functions of these pens are the same. They release ink onto a piece of paper. They don’t have have features like audio recording or data storage. For the price of the most expensive pen here, a person could buy 120 laptop computers. [...]

Confirmed: While Douglas Schoen Adopted Pose of Discovering Americans Elect, he was Working for It

Before this morning, it was already known that pollster and pundit Douglas Schoen had been writing for months (12/31/10, 4/7/11, 6/8/11, 8/25/11) about the need for an alternative to the two major political parties and, eventually, about his discovery of “evidence” for a groundswell of “discontent coursing through the electorate” in the formation of a [...]

1001 Congressional Nights

Today marks the 1,001st article at the independent congressional news site That’s My Congress. [...]

Dan Brown's Waxy Substance

The Lost Symbol is written in a compelling style, unless you stop to think about it for more than a second or two. If you’re going to read this book, do it fast, and just forget about reality. [...]

Impovertwitting Online News

I encourage Gunzburger not to give up the Politics1 site for good. It’s been online and active for many years, and that makes it worth quite a bit, even if that value isn’t translated into financial form at present. It would be a shame to see Ron Gunzburger devote the worthy content within his skull to the benefit of the owners of Twitter and Facebook, rather than to preserving his own independent stage. [...]

Dig The Graveyard Book

If you’re looking for a book that you can actually enjoy reading, pick up a copy of The Graveyard Book, a longer book by Neil Gaiman, the author of Coraline. [...]

Words On The iPhone

i culd not read web pagws on iphone n it tok me 20 min to type tgis rticle on te tinny kybord [...]

Plainly Written Irony

Is the Plain Writing Act of 2009 in plain writing? [...]