“Write to please just one person. If you open a window and make love to the world, so to speak, your story will get pneumonia.” The year of reading more and writing better is well underway with writing
On the value of unconscious association, or why the best advice is no advice. If this is indeed the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve been right on course with David Ogilvy’s 10 no-nonsense
“Perfection is like chasing the horizon. Keep moving.” In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules of writing published in The New York Times nearly a decade earlier, The Guardian reached
“When you can’t create you can work.” After David Ogilvy’s wildly popular 10 tips on writing and a selection of advice from modernity’s greatest writers, here comes some from the prolific writer and painter
The Carrie Bradshaws of the literary world are out of vogue. “Sex and the City”‘s Bradshaw and other female protagonists in chick lit from the ’90s and early 2000s had glamorous jobs in print journalism.
Two centuries on from the publication of Jane Austen's novel, fans are reaching new levels of obsession. Obsessive Jane Austen fans or “Janeites” are nothing new. The term “Janeite” was coined in 1894
This week we looked for inspiration from the American South. You sent in some of the South's best sweets, including red velvet cake, pecan tassies, and an upside down cake starring (what else?) peaches.
One gastropub in Birmingham, Alabama is reinventing a childhood treat Ever drop a handful of roasted peanuts into an ice-cold Coca-Cola? The sweet and salty pairing, rare above the Mason-Dixon line and
Try this simple recipe for Benedictine spread, a Louisville favorite In a state best known to the rest of the country for its bourbon and fried chicken, Louisville’s Benedictine spread is an under-the-radar