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50 Writing Tips From My 15 Years As An Author

One of the questions I’m asked on a daily basis is some form of, “I want to become an author. Can you help?” There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years—both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

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US Government Is Using Apple’s Touch ID To Collect Fingerprints, Claims Anonymous

Anonymous, the international network of activists and hacktivists, have claimed that Apple’s new Touch ID introduced with iPhone 5S has actually been …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Seth's Blog

It's safe to say that everyone reading this has seen an accurate reflection in a mirror. Everyone you know has seen their face in a mirror as well.<p>A …

Riverrun: Reading Finnegans Wake

Alan O’Riordan on Olwen Fouéré’s Riverrun<p>Olwen Fouéré<p>From the <i>Irish Examiner</i>:<p>There are two ways to read <i>Finnegans Wake</i>: aloud, letting the words wash …

How Do You Hijack a Popular Streaming Movie Site? With Ease, Apparently

Earlier this week we published an article on the quite puzzling situation surrounding one of the world’s largest streaming movie sites.<p>In a nutshell, …

“Most contemporary literary fiction is terrible”

An acclaimed writer wants his students to read more new fiction. They shouldn’t. Most of it is really bad<p>In a recent piece on the Review Review, Dan Chaon writes about the need for young writers of literary fiction to emulate their counterparts in music, and develop an obsessive interest in the …

The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Literary Fiction’s Dilemma

The study of a case known as Heinz’s Dilemma is often cited in ethics and morality classes—usually at the college and grad school level, but on …