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The Wednesday Web Browser for Writers

  • Leslie Greffenius reflects on “The Joy of Writing (Not More, Just Better) Sex.”
  • Publishing Perspectives details the billionaire-backed rebirth of a Russian literary magazine.
  • Meet Victoria Ford, who very much seems to be a young writer to watch for in the future.
  • Erica Mena introduces a new course she is teaching, “Translation as Art.”
  • Nina Badzin addresses the “Twitter Thanking Crisis.” (I try not to fall prey to the behavior cited, but I know that I’ve been guilty from time to time. I promise to try harder to behave.)
  • Since my friend Rachel Hall was the one to introduce me to Jean Thompson’s work, I was especially pleased to discover an interview that Rachel conducted with Thompson over on Leslie Pietrzyk’s blog.
  • Josh Lambert examines “why a growing number of today’s young Jewish fiction writers…are grounding their novels in scholarly research.”
  • Congratulations to the winners of Midge Raymond’s Forgetting English & my Quiet Americans.
  • The June issue of The Practicing Writer went out to subscribers on Monday. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can find the issue–featuring an interview with author Tayari Jones–online.
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    1. Thank you for the Twitter Thanking Crisis. The suggestions on better ways to express appreciation are —-well appreciated!

    2. Thanks for including me in this, Erika!

    3. @Kelley: Yes, they’re excellent points, aren’t they? Which brings me to @Nina: Thank YOU!

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