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10 Universities Offering Free Writing Courses Online

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)<p>Through MIT's OCW program, students can download a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level course …

Appetite for Risk: At the Intersection of Video Games and Literature

As a kid, video games taught me just as much about writing as novels did. The thousands of hours I spent with my head in books were matched by the …

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Romeo and Juliet: everything you need to know - infographic

First published in 1597, Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare's most frequently performed plays and, 400 years on, there are more than 200 film and TV adaptations

Stop Assuming the Worst: Your Thoughts Shape Your Reality

<b>“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.” ~Buddha</b><p>My morning bicycle ride had been uneventful until I spotted a small …

Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1017000/1017907_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524683684_8f01ca76c1d12f4f985f96e7dc0e850a<p><b>Canadian author Alice Munro has won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature.</b><p>Making the announcement, Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the …

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Stop Seeking and Start Finding: Create a Near-Perfect Life

<b>“What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.” ~Herman</b> …

Modernism In Motion: Le Corbusier's Architectural Philosophy, Animated

Le Corbusier: Whether you agree with his principles or fume at them, his influence on contemporary architecture cannot be overemphasized. His obsession with the industrial, such as urban plans that featured the automobile, made him one of the pioneers of modern architectural history.<p>Even now, his …

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My American Icon: Slaughterhouse-Five

In American Icons, we explore works of art that help us understand our nation, and what it means to be an American. From Richard Wright's <i>Native Son</i> …

New Exhibition Explores Andy Warhol's Relationship With Books

We can totally imagine Andy Warhol wandering up and down grocery store aisles, scouring the latest fashion magazine or perusing tabloids for trashy tragedies. But curling up with a good book? That's an image we never really pictured.<p>A new exhibition titled "Reading Andy Warhol" is out to explore …

Robert Pinsky: The Comedy of Seamus Heaney

A month ago, the Nobel Prize–winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney died at age 74. Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky remembers how funny his friend could …

Don't Write Off Cursive

Teaching kids how to write in script is no longer a priority in American schools, but it should be.<p>Cursive is an art. It’s woven into the very fabric of the United States constitution. Yet, everywhere we look, it’s literally being written out of existence. Like a sandcastle built at the edge of the …

The Clash: five reasons they still matter

With a new box set and compilation on the way, it's worth remembering why the Clash were – and are – great<p>1 Because they set out to matter<p>The name is the intention and the intention is in the name. When they first formed, the group toyed with calling themselves the Weak Heartdrops, the Psychotic …

The big short – why Amazon's Kindle Singles are the future

New formats in literature are rare, and disruptive. They usually accompany a change in technology. Amazon was the first big player to realise that digitisation would allow for a new literary format. In January 2011, it quietly launched a substore on its US website to sell something it called a …