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Isaac Bashevis Singer on Art

Lodewijk Toeput, The Tower of Babel, 1587

While the following quote from Isaac Bashevis Singer, from his Author’s Note introducing his Collected Short Stories, is about literature his remarks can be just as easily applied to the entire jumble of post-war American Art “experiments”.. 255 more words

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Quote of the day: Isaac Bashevis Singer

A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.

― Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991) was a…

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A Critical Mistake to Avoid When Writing Short Fiction

Don’t treat short fiction as a novel.

Whatever you do – DON’T treat short fiction as a novel.

What I mean is this: when you are writing short fiction, it takes a different approach than if you’re working on a novel. 204 more words

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Literary Map NYC

Inspired by some of the terrific literary maps of New York City that have been popping-up online, the Jewish Book Council created this super Jewish literary Map of New York City.

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