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Mourning has broken.

Only when men are connected to large universal goals are they really
happy & one result of their happiness is a rush of creative activity.” 88 more words

'What point are you trying to make?' Joyce Carol Oates deletes tweet imagining a Texas-sized Israel

Author Joyce Carol Oates has deleted a tweet in which she tried to imagine what things would be like if Israel were a much larger country: 112 more words


5 Great Midwestern Novels You May Have Missed

We’ve talked about how great the Midwest is for writers today, but from Hemingway’s Michigan to Bellow’s Chicago and Cather’s Nebraska, the region has always provided readers with plenty of great literature over the years.  254 more words


Top Ten Tuesday - Most Owned Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created over at The Broke and the Bookish and this week the theme is the top ten authors I own the most books from. 675 more words

Chuck Palahniuk

We were the Mulvaneys - Joyce Carol Oates

On one level this is a classic family saga – it tells the story of what at first sight seems like the perfect post-war American family – homely successful and self-made. 469 more words

Don't Stop, Finish It First

The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written. 

-Joyce Carol Oates

Oates, you are completely right. This particular advice may be confusing at first but once you sit down and think about it it makes so much sense.

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40 Quotes That Will Make You Start Reading Again!!!!

Books possess an undeniable power to entertain, comfort, enlighten, challenge and inspire readers. Reading opens us to so many feelings and worlds. It is definitely one of the best ways to open your mind and senses to myriad emotions. 1,229 more words