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Adult? Young Adult? Just Write

Is it a young adult novel? Are you a young adult writer?<p>I understand the temptation to categorize fiction, but these types of questions deeply concern me. I suppose there is a sense of comfort in being able to package books (or all art for that matter) into neat, easily-identified cubby holes we …

How to Read a Book a Week

Yep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year.<p>More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.<p>Why in God's Name You Would Want To Do This?<p>It …

A Woman on Riding Her Bicycle, and, You Know, Gender

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle.</i><p><i>By Rachel Krantz</i><p><b>1.</b><p>My father taught me how to ride a bicycle.<p>Circling around the empty weekend schoolyard, we were a postcard for normalcy. I felt a distinct comfort sensing that my dad was able to fulfill his expected fatherly duties. I don't recall the day …

Every Once In A While, He Says Something So True It Makes Me Want To Stand Up And Applaud For Days

The Current State of Building a Twitter Following

The golden era of Twitter is over. At least for building a following quickly in a now more established Twitter world. In its early days, bunches of Twitter users would all follow each other, which became handy when the network received widespread attention and the masses began signing up and …