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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.”

“I used to have a friend that was a lamp.”

Source: Gabrielle Zevin, Young Jane Young

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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 Notes from a Practicing Writer

Party Time!

I attended a lovely event yesterday evening celebrating the new issue of Lilith magazine—and the Jewish holiday of Sukkot—over at Sutton Place Synagogue in New York. Here’s a view of the roof of the congregation’s sukkah shortly before sunset.

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A shoutout for Gabrielle Zevin’s latest novel, Young Jane Young, which I’m reading at the moment and enjoying immensely. 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.”

One of these days I’ll be gone.

Source: Kathryn Stripling Byer (1944-2017), from a poem originally published in Poetry (November 1982) and included in the October 2017 issue.

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Friday Finds for Writers


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