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'The Paris Review' Releases a Compendium of Writing for Writers

An anthological appreciation of the famed literary journal.<p>Jack Kerouac, king of the Beats, didn't write <i>The Town and the City</i>, <i>On the Road</i>, or any of his other early novels by reporting to a joblike, fee-based Writer's Room. He barely had a pot to piss in and wrote at his mother's kitchen table in …

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How Do You Become A Better Writer?

TweetA writer’s path from competence to excellence is a difficult one. It meanders, advances, turns back on itself. And, in the end, there’s no …

Roald Dahl's greatest philosophical quotes ever

Not only did legendary writer Roald Dahl create unforgettable characters, he also put words of wisdom into their mouths! Discover our favourites here and tell us your favourites on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks or by email childrens.books@theguardian.com<p>Everything we ever needed to know about how to …

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