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12 Brutally Honest Responses to Give to an Acquaintance Who Asks You "How's It Going?"

It’s spring bitches! Warm weather is here now and people are starting to interact outside again. Anonymity is a thing of the past; no longer can you trudge up Sheridan in your puffy coat and blanket-sized scarf, blending in with the rest of the amorphous blobs in backpacks. 631 more words


Top Five Must-Buys at WDW

We all plan our Disney trips down to last detail. Our travel itinerary is in place, our accommodations are booked and paid for, and our Theme Park tickets are in the luggage bag, and we may even have our dining options all picked out. 551 more words

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25 Books Every Writer Should Read

The hard work, the MFA vs. NYC debate, the negativity, the importance of a good Twitter account, the parties you have to go to, the readings you have to do, people you should meet, the agents you need to impress — amid all the different ways writers have found to obsess over what it takes to be successful, we sometimes forget the most important thing of all: great writers need to be great readers.


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Iconic Shades: A VANITY FAIR Post (February 2014 Issue)

Self probably hasn’t mentioned Vanity Fair in almost a year.  Strange how this year has gone.

She’s still on the same Jhumpa Lahiri short story, the one she began two weeks ago.  236 more words


#AtoZBlogChallenge: Rocket Ships

#AtoZBlogChallenge Topic: Rocket Ships

Watching the BBC America Series, The Real History of Science Fiction reminded me that many classic science fiction magazine covers featured, at one time or another, a… 46 more words


Bea's Casting Call: "Pirate Latitudes"

In case you darling pandas didn’t figure it out, I adore everything piratical, my book review of “Pirate Latitudes” was the equivalent of a nine-iron to the face in terms of just how much the wolves of the ocean amaze and astound me. 2,019 more words


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1. Well, I’m back in this year’s Nur Ein again. It’s the ninth one.

2. I sailed in with several panicked emails after a week long cold and a family Easter celebration a minute or so shy of “deadline.” … 176 more words