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Nausea - By Jean -Paul Sartre : Book Review

Where this book moves away from <i>Dostoevsky's</i> masterpiece is that if progresses through vagueness and in portions, it loses interest in the plot.</b> …

20 Books That Belong on Every Writer’s Bookshelf

Like painting, wine, and the human condition, writing is something that can stand up to a lifetime if study. Wherever you are in your journey as a …

Writing

100 Must-Read, Best Books On Writing And The Writer's Life

If you’re a working or aspiring writer, you already likely know about the classic best books on writing–King’s <i>On Writing,</i> Strunk and White’s <i>Elements</i> …

Writing

Hampering Threadlike Pressure: A New Biography of George Eliot

“GREAT LITERATURE has always been the […] Forgiveness of Sin,” W.B. Yeats wrote in 1901, “and when we find it becoming the Accusation of Sin, as in …

The Tyranny of Unwritten Word

Let me put it on record- Writing is not fun. There is no happiness in writing. There is immense satisfaction in having written. When one is too …

Happy Birthday, Jane Austen

(Hindi Satire, inspired by immortal writing of late Shri Shrilal Shukl and his legendary Novel- <b>Rag Darbari)</b> <br>लंगडवा एम आर आई करवाने का सोच रहा था। फिर …

This dustbin man built a huge public library from books other people had thrown away

For 20 years, Columbian rubbish-collector Jose Alberto Gutierrez has been holding to the books he finds while on his rounds in Bogota.<p>After two decades his collection totals more than 20,000 books - many of them thrown away by the people of the Colombian capital, now given a new life in the huge …

Books

Decoding Destination - The Sense of An Ending- Julian Barnes

Author: Julian Barnes <br>Publisher: Knopf <br>Pages: 163 <br>Genre: Literary Fiction <br>Published: August, 2011 <br>Rating: Makings of a Classic <b><br>Excerpt:</b> <i>"...What is</i> …

Sir Harold Evans’ New Book Is a Master Class in How to Write

Legendary journalist Sir Harold Evans pens an ode to well-written prose.<p>Sir Harold Evans has had more lives than the luckiest cat.<p>The English-born …

Writing

The Rude Tenderness of Our Hearts Kindle Edition

Smith is studying art at Yale and has a bright future ahead of him. He is not a man of half measures. What happens when he falls in love? And whom …

The Necessity of Solitude in a Writer's Life

Solitude is an essential part of writing life. Writing is a lonely profession. One ought to step on this path if one is able to survive through the …

Finally, I Took Up The Challenge

The challenge of writing.<p>One post a month for May.<p>I’m loving the exercise, and I’m doing a steady job with it.<p>I’ve always wanted to cultivate the …

So you want to be a writer? Essential tips for aspiring novelists

How to write a killer opening line. Why Google is not research. When to rip it up and start again. Whatever you do, just write! Lessons from acclaimed novelist and creative writing professor Colum McCann<p>“Nobody can advise you and help you, nobody,” said Rainer Maria Rilke in <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> …

Creative Writing

Online Writing Jobs (@OnlineWriteJobs) | Twitter

Pinned Tweet<p>A good meta description can make the difference between a page that gets read and one that gets ignored. Draw in more readers with our …

On Charlotte Bronte

We live in a cause-heavy world. We have too many causes hounding for attention in public space. So many, that we have stopped taking them seriously. …

Literature

Kurt Vonnegut’s Greatest Writing Advice

Today, if you can believe it, makes it ten years since we lost one of the greatest American writers—and, no matter how he tried to deny it, one of …

The Years - By Virginia Woolf- Book Review

Life is brutal and boring most of the times. What makes it still bearable are some sudden moments of sensations which stir the soul and sets the …

Literature

My working day ‘I began on Wednesday morning and continued for 60 hours’

The author on writing every day, through the night, and completing the first draft of his The Boy in Striped Pyjamas in two days<p>When I was an aspiring writer in my mid-20s, I had something shocking: a real job. I worked in Waterstone’s in Dublin and would rise every morning at about 5am in order to …

Creative Writing

On Poetry

Truth is not easy. Truth is harsh, uncaring and brutal, even when it is most life-giving and most beautiful. Sometimes we have to lie even to tell …

Literature

What Shiva Means for Me?

Image Courtery : GettyImagesI have several times confessed being a near atheist. But I think, I am wrong. If someone were to ask me if I believed …

Hinduism

Book Review: The Rude Tenderness of Our Hearts

Book Review: The Rude Tenderness of Our Hearts<p>-Do you like Short stories?<p><i>-NO.</i><p>– Why?<p><i>– I feel its difficult to convey heart and soul of story in few</i> …

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Book Review- The Red and The Black - By Stendhal

Book: <b>The Red and The Black</b> (<i>Le Rougue et Le Noir)</i><p>Author: Stendhal (<i>Marie-Henri Beyle)</i><p>Pages: 608, Published by- A Levasseur (1830)<p>Amazon Page - Click</b> …

Book Marketing Resources for Authors: The Best of 2016

Every year, I share hundreds (even thousands) of articles and reports through my blog/website, conference presentations, social media, and email …

Writing

62 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Most poetry manuscript publishers charge their readers a fee to submit. You can read about why that is the case here. This article focuses on a …

Writing

Mark Twain's bedtime fairytale to his daughters will be published this year

'The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine' will hit the stalls on September 26 to mark the 150th anniversary of the author’s first book.<p>A bedtime …

The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2017

What do you picture when you imagine yourself writing? Are you quietly tapping away on your office desktop computer in the early morning hours? Maybe …

Writing

The Unbearable Agony of Unwritten Words

The weather has changed. Skies are clear once again, fog lifted. Azure, cloudless skies; trees bare. The dawn descends with the shy, blush of a fair, …

Books in 2017: a literary calendar

Jane Austen’s bicentenary, Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, and unpublished F Scott Fitzgerald ... the literary year ahead<p>January<p>Non-fiction<p><b>Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis 1890-1928 by Steve Smith</b>(Oxford).The centenary of the Russian Revolution will be marked by many millions of …

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7 Movies That Will Get You in the Writer Mood

7 Movies That Will Get You in the Writer Mood<p>Updated on October 20, 2017<p>Get The Verve Back<p>Every writer knows that life has a beautiful way of …