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9 Seneca Quotes That Might be the Lift You Need

The ancient Stoics were some of the best thinkers and philosophers of their time. They poured their hearts and minds into critically thinking about …

Happiness

The Nature of the Fun: David Foster Wallace on Why Writers Write

On the heels of the highly anticipated new David Foster Wallace biography comes <b>Both Flesh and Not: Essays</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a collection spanning twenty years of Wallace’s nonfiction writing on subjects as wide-ranging as math, Borges, democracy, the U.S. Open, and the entire spectrum of human …

Lessons Learned at AFF Script-to-Screen: Donnie Darko with Writer/Director Richard Kelly

For me, <i>Donnie Darko</i> is one of those films that needs to be found. Its Sundance premiere didn't exactly set off fireworks and its subsequent …

The Love Book for iPad: Great Words on Love from Great Writers

<b>The Love Book</b> is an iPad app full of thoughts on love from some of the world’s great writers and thinkers. Perfect for a day like, say, February the 14th – or any other day when you want to enjoy great writing about a subject that touches us all.<p>The app is the creation of Allie Esiri, who also …

10 Writers: On the Magic of Reading

Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.<p>Literature is a place where you can find both knowledge and comfort, as well as a chance to rediscover childhood imagination. Writing is an act of transformation, …

Literature

Inspiring Quotes for Writers

Writers write because they need to write – it’s an urge and it’s a calling that is bigger than them. While writing my novel, I have discovered things …

The Six Motives of Creativity: Mary Gaitskill on Why Writers Write

Why do writers — great writers — write? <b>George Orwell</b> attributed it to four universal motives. <b>Joan Didion</b> saw it as access to her own mind. For <b>David Foster Wallace</b>, it was about fun. <b>Michael Lewis</b> ascribes it to the necessary self-delusions of creativity. <b>Joy Williams</b> found in it a gateway from the …

21 moments every writer experiences [gifs]

You decide it’s time to realize your dreams.<p>You have all these great ideas for a new story, but don’t know where to begin.<p>So you start practicing …

GIF Animations

So you want to be a writer …

Last week Hanif Kureishi dismissed creative writing courses as 'a waste of time', yet they have never been more popular. Other leading author-teachers reveal their advice to students Click here to read authors' 10 rules for writing<p><b>Philip Hensher</b><p>Good writing is a mixture of the calculated and the …

50 Best Albums of 2013

The past 12 months had more great music going on than any year in recent memory. Some of the most innovative artists of the last decade — Kanye West, …

Music

11 Psychological Stories That Will Make You Worry for Your Sanity

There are books that simply scare you, and then there are books that actually get into your head. Maybe you call them thrillers; others deal with …

Literature

Migraine Relief: 15 Natural Ways To Ease The Pain

If you've ever had a migraine, you know that when the first symptoms strike, it's time to find relief -- and fast. And when you find something that works, you stick with it.<p>For many, migraine relief comes in the form of an over-the-counter or prescription medication. But the relief routine was …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning documentary on a French tightrope walker who crossed the Twin …

Sex, Violence and Devils: Ten Books That Shocked the World

When I was a kid, I had a very forward thinking science teacher who assigned the seventh grade class a very provocative book. Brave New World, it was called. I went home that night and told my (equally forward thinking, it turned out) mother about the assignment -- and she dutifully went to the …

Literature

David Bowie Releases List of His 100 Favorite Books

The curators of David Bowie’s upcoming Ontario, Canada exhibition titled <i>David Bowie… Is</i> have revealed a list of 100 books that Bowie considers his …