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How To Write Like Joan Didion

The Key to writing like Joan Didion is to combine detailed, thorough description with a hint of biting irony. This primer is for both fiction writers and journalists who are struggling to make their work more interesting. 1,715 more words


these first eves of spring

Two weeks ago, the world was white. Bare branches and eaves were painted with it, and all the trees that still had leaves or needles sagged, laden with snow. 388 more words

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Joan Didion's "Goodbye To All That" Optioned For Feature Film

EXCLUSIVE: Joan Didion’s seminal essay Goodbye To All That was just optioned for the big screen by producers Megan Carlson and Brian Sullivan who have set up the project as the first in their new shingle, Carlson Sullivan Pictures LLC. 347 more words

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Think of This as a Window: Remembering the Life and Work of Maggie Estep

Sari Botton | Longreads | February 2015

A year ago this month the world lost an incredible talent. Maggie Estep, a great writer—and before that, slam poet/performance artist—died suddenly, a month shy of 51. 3,825 more words


Beyoncé Says "Goodbye to All That"

How many miles to Brooklyn?
Three score miles and ten—
Can I get there by subway at night?
Yes, and back again—
If your feet are nimble and light… 1,131 more words


for one guinea

“My father sold the complete rights for one guinea. Boosey, the publisher, made thousands. Sir Charles Stanford, who drew a royalty as the composer, also collected a very large sum. 51 more words