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The MFA in a Box

The MFA in a Box

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So now that the whole “New Year, New You” thing has worn off, you’re second guessing your resolution to go back to school for your MFA, aren’t you? You started crunching...
Our Favorite Opening Scenes in Fiction

Our Favorite Opening Scenes in Fiction

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Ever heard of the page 69 trick? It’s said that, if you want to know whether you’ll enjoy a novel, you should turn to page 69 and start reading. If you like what you see, buy the...
5 Lessons Writers Should Learn from the Best Obituary Ever

5 Lessons Writers Should Learn from the Best Obituary Ever

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Most obituaries are about as warm as a cover letter. Maybe every obit-writer feels she has to be sober and staid out of respect for the dead, but the result is that a complex life of loving,...