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Sunday Sentence


In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

She’d hold these beautiful soft days in her as the years slowly moved from terrible to bearable to better, and she would feel herself growing, sharpening.

Source: Lauren Groff, “Dogs Go Wolf” (The New Yorker)

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Friday Finds for Writers


Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›

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Midweek Update from a Practicing Writer

Accountability

If I tell you all that I’ve been struggling with an essay, and I promise to have a draft finished in time to tell you about that accomplishment next week…maybe I will actually make some progress? Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying listings of competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).
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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Before they die, before they disappear into the opaque mist of history, the last Americans to fight Nazi Germany have to face one more blast of something they thought they’d eliminated in the bloodiest war of all time.

Source: Timothy Egan, “The Real American History and Heritage” (The New York Times)

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Friday Finds for Writers


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