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NANOWRIMO

Try These Famous Authors’ Tricks to Slay Your NaNo Novel!

Try These Famous Authors’ Tricks to Slay Your NaNo Novel!

We’re about to enter the second weekend of National Novel Writing Month! Are you, the eager NaNo novelist: a. Looking forward to continuing your dedicated 1,667-word-a-day writing b. Looking forward to catching up on missed word count from the past week c. […]

by × November 7, 2014 ×

WHOVIANS

A Reading List for the New Season of Doctor Who

A Reading List for the New Season of Doctor Who

Overwhelmingly, fans of Doctor Who have strong opinions about Doctor Who. Do we love Peter Capaldi’s no-hugging grumpier Doctor, or are we having a hard time understanding his accent? Does everyone miss Matt Smith already? Are the new episodes too […]

by × September 25, 2014 ×

COLLABORATIONS

14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

We literary enthusiasts tend to have our favorite writers, both classic and contemporary—and yes, that’s “writers,” as in plural, because as most of us will openly admit, it’s hard to choose just one. Now, imagine two of your favorites pairing […]

by × August 13, 2014 ×

QUOTES WE LOVE

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention

Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your own favorites in the comments: thank you. They were fun to read. And […]

by × June 25, 2014 ×

QUOTES WE LOVE

10 of Our Favorite Sentences in Literature

10 of Our Favorite Sentences in Literature

Sometimes when you’re reading a book, a particular sentence will jump out, grab you by the collar, and start beating you about the head. In a good way! These are the sentences we still remember years later, even when we […]

by × June 20, 2014 ×

POINT/COUNTERPOINT

Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

Ruth Graham’s Slate piece, “Against YA,” has everyone asking, “is YA embarrassing?” We had to weigh in. Below, two contrasting opinions of the debate of YA validity. We can’t wait to hear where you stand! Grown-ups: We Are Better Than […]

by × June 12, 2014 ×

SHORT STORIES

Short Stories for People Who are Iffy About Short Stories

Short Stories for People Who are Iffy About Short Stories

Lorrie Moore (Bark) and Lydia Davis (Can’t and Won’t) are two masters of the short story whose new collections hit shelves this spring. But if you think of short stories as homework, as slow-moving, language-driven meditations in which nothing ever […]

by × March 24, 2014 ×

SCHOOL DAYS

Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

The Great Gatsby. Rebecca. Beloved. The Devil’s Arithmetic.  1984. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great. Guys, we could continue listing like this ALL DAY LONG. Is it because we’re book nerds that we can still rattle off the stories we […]

by × March 17, 2014 ×

READING LISTS

The 10 Best Books for Fans of The Twilight Zone

The 10 Best Books for Fans of The Twilight Zone

by × January 27, 2014 ×