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Advice For Writers: Embracing The Cycles Of Creativity

Must writers be self-destructive and unhinged to be masters of the craft? Creativity is an elusive animal, and there is no magic formula to harness it.
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Picture Books Can Be More Than Meet The Eye

Whether you’re inspired to explore history or science, complex feelings or scary weather, your children’s picture book can share a powerful message.
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12 Authors Who Died in 2020

2020 took a heavy toll in so many ways, but the voices of these writers, poets, and authors will never be silent. We take a moment to pay tribute to 12 authors who died in 2020. May their voices continue to sing.
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How Long Does It Take To Write A Novel?

Some authors need weeks, others over a decade, to put their dreams into text. Your timeline to write a novel? Whatever you need it to be.

Unlucky Breaks: Famous Writers Who Suffered Slings, Arrows, And Misfortune

Melville, Twain, and Fitzgerald might be best known for their classic literary contributions, but they all suffered professional and critical disasters during their lifetimes.
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The Reading Habits Of Five Generations [Infographic]

This infographic charts the reading habits of five generations — and seeing how different generations consume, select, and engage with their reading materials is enlightening, and sometimes surprising.
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Of Creativity And Madness

Personal suffering is sometimes cited by artists as a driving force behind their work, turning pain, anxiety, trauma, and hostility into creative expression. We profile a few notable examples in this post.

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