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The Millions covers a long list of upcoming books in 2014. Like I don’t have enough in my to-read pile already. This dialect quiz got passed around the internet quite a bit recently. I took it and was surprised how easily it picked out the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Pembroke Pines areas for me. Extremely exact. I guess […]

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There is a documentary about writers and what they define as “bad” writing, called Bad Writing. You can watch it here for free for the entire month of January. Give it a watch! Featuring a lot of different writers, including Margaret Atwood and David Sedaris. Want to know the specific name for practically every group […]

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Perfect for the holidays, here is Emily Dickinson’s recipe for gingerbread. Special thanks to my dear friend Caitlin for this find: Tori Amos talks about how poetry has inspired her and recites “Lady Lazarus” by Sylvia Plath. Very eloquent and moving interview. The lovely people at Foxing Quarterly are looking for submissions for their next issue. Deadline […]

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