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Friday Finds for Writers

The weekly collection of writing-related resources, news, and reflections to read over the weekend.

  • I’ve been a fan of Daniel Day-Lewis most of my adult life, and I’ve already been looking forward to seeing him portray Abraham Lincoln in his newest film. But this week I found another reason to admire him: Day-Lewis and his sister have donated the papers of their parents, poet Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, to the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University.
  • Reflections on successful (and not-so-successful) epilogues in fiction, courtesy of Tracy Hahn-Burkett.
  • Attention, freelancers: Check out these “5 Ways to to Make Low-Paying Markets Work for You” on The Renegade Writer blog. Then hop over to Dollars and Deadlines for more money talk.
  • And if you’re looking for a little bit of inspiration, don’t forget to check in with Midge Raymond’s writing prompts.
  • Have a good weekend, all. See you back here on Monday.

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    1. Hi Erika,

      You do realize that Day-Lewis is wearing a keffiyeh, don’t you? And you do know what that represents, don’t you?

      It’s become a cause célèbre among the British to show support for Palestinians in a confusing and confused crise de conscience since it was the British who created Palestine as a country in 1946 (http://bit.ly/Slowpt).

      Anyway, wasn’s sure you’d noticed.

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