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'Disobedience' is a moving same-sex love story: EW review

Like Spain’s reigning auteur Pedro Almodovar, Chilean director Sebastián Lelio is a man who loves women — if not strictly in the romantic sense, with a richness and empathy that makes his female characters come alive onscreen like few filmmakers working today. 434 more words


Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz on sharing the best sex scene of the year in 'Disobedience'

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Finding a Balance

For most of us, writing is not our primary job. It is something we love and work hard for, but it isn’t what pays our bills. 498 more words

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How to Write a Cover Letter for Submissions to a Literary Magazine - Template

This question receives varied answers all over the internet, but there is one point that remains the same for all cases:

Keep it simple!

Below is a template that I use when sending submissions to literary magazines. 365 more words

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Help Me Understand Why Writers Still Do These 3 Awful Things

Hey, writers.

First off, if you’re reading this, you’re doing a good job. You probably don’t hear that enough. A lot of the time, nobody sees the hard work you’re putting into your creations, and that makes it feel less fun and pretty lonely. 837 more words

Meg Dowell

Writing Tip -- Poetry

Wither Mother’s Day and Father’s Day coming up in the next few months, it’s not too early to start work on a poem as a gift. 333 more words

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