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3 Interesting Articles from Ernest Hemingway’s Newspaper Career

Before Ernest Hemingway was a literary giant, he was a cub reporter. When Hem graduated high school at 18, he moved to Kansas City and started a …

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The early bird gets the Pulitzer … sort of.<p><i>“In both writing and sleeping,”</i> Stephen King observed in his excellent meditation on the art of “creative sleep” and wakeful dreaming, <i>“we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational</i> …

How to Enjoy Poetry

<i>“True poetic practice implies a mind so miraculously attuned and illuminated that it can form words, by a chain of more-than coincidences, into a living entity,”</i> <b>Edward Hirsch</b> advised in his directive on how to read a poem. But how, exactly, does one cultivate such “true poetic practice”? In an …

The commercial Christmas

When it comes to exploiting Christmas for all its commercial possibilities, the Victorians take some beating. Mark Connelly looks at how our …

Why Do We Love Old Games? - Reality Check

How to Successfully Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It's that time of year again where days are shorter and colder, snow starts falling, and it begins to look a lot like Christmas. With the holidays …