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“Novels begin not on the page, but in meditation and daydreaming—in thinking, not writing.”

“Novels begin not on the page, but in meditation and daydreaming—in thinking, not writing.”

— Joyce Carol Oates, writer

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Joyce Carol Oates' Evil Eye

Is there really any point in reviewing Joyce Carol Oates’ short stories other than to recapitulate? Even if you have opinions—criticisms, hypothetically—it’s Joyce Carol Oates, so no one will care. 313 more words

Short Story Anthology

BOOK REVIEW: AMERICAN APPETITES BY JOYCE CAROL OATES

American Appetites by Joyce Carol Oates
Picador (paperback), 1989
340 Pages

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Affluent American suburbia – a world in which Ian and Glynnis McCullough are both admired and entirely at home; regarded, after 26 years of marriage, as the embodiment of the American Dream. 203 more words

Fiction

BLOG: Karin Salvalaggio on Joyce Carol Oates: Where are you going, Where have you been?

‘Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?’ is a haunting tale that forces the reader to confront so many of life’s ambiguities, and at a little over 5,000 words it is more impactful than most full-length novels. 31 more words

My Reading List: Joyce Carol Oates' Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang

We’ve all been transfixed by the beauty of a flame – popping into existence almost impossibly, burning, hot and bright – even as we’re aware of it’s danger; how it licks, catches, and spreads beyond it’s intended borders. 672 more words

Feminism

Channeling Our Inner 'Oates'

Buzzfeed recently sat down with Joyce Carol Oates and got some pretty awesome writing advice and tips from her. I love when advice from a writing legend is relatable and accessible. 345 more words

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