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A Poet's Resolution

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Because most nights, these days, I’m asleep by 9:30, one of my resolutions this year was to be more spontaneous.

 

So when my brother called and invited me up to Maine for the New Years’ Polar Bear Plunge, I said yes, because this was just the kind of idiotic thing that spontaneous people do.

 

The problem was, though, that it happened to be abnormally warm – sixty-degrees and sunny – on the day my brother called

January 8, 2015 | Ben Berman

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Lit Link Loves: Our Internet Favs 1/5/15 (Ringing in the New Year Right Edition)

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Once every few weeks or so we’ll feature our favorite literary links. This is our ringing in the New Year right edition! Get inspired, get fired up, get motivated. Pronto.


From Literary Sorceress Terri Windling's Twitter:

Neil Gaiman Really Really Wants You to Make a Mistake

January 5, 2015 | Info

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Lit Link Loves: Our Internet Favs WINTER HOLIDAY EDITION

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Once every few weeks or so we’ll feature our favorite literary links. This is our special winter holiday audio edition! Curl up by the fire and pour your favorite relaxing beverage (recommendations below).


From NPR:

We'll take a Carson McCullers, please.

December 22, 2014 | Info

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It's About Food

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Chances are you're online right now because you're looking for a recipe. Or you're checking directions to the house or apartment or restaurant you're going to tomorrow to eat yourself silly. Admit it: you only made it to Grub's blog today because a) you got the email reminder and clicked out of habit or b) you thought you would bone up on all things publishing so you could better answer those pesky questions from family members around the Thanksgiving fowl, like "How come James Patterson sells so many books but you don't?"

November 26, 2014 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Lit Link Loves: Our Internet Favs 11/10/14

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Once every few weeks or so we’ll feature our favorite literary links. You’ll laugh. You’ll laugh some more. You may ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

From Brain Pickings:

Happy, happy, joy...Camus

 

November 10, 2014 | Info

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