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What Writing TV Soap Operas Taught Me About Writing Novels
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What Writing TV Soap Operas Taught Me About Writing Novels

Soap School wasn’t its real name. It had no name, no accreditation. It didn’t award a degree. But it did hold out hope of a well remunerated career in the wonderful world of soap operas. And here’s the kicker—it didn’t cost a penny. In fact, it paid its student body of four to attend. That’s

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7 Great Movies About Writers To Watch After ‘Argylle’
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7 Great Movies About Writers To Watch After ‘Argylle’

Samuel L. Jackson and Bryce Dallas Howard in Argylle (2024) The new action comedy Argylle is getting as much buzz for its endless twists as it is for its suspected connection to Taylor Swift. Many Swifties believe that their goddess is secretly the author of the unpublished, possibly nonexistent book that the movie is based

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30+ ChatGPT Prompts to Supercharge Your Writing
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30+ ChatGPT Prompts to Supercharge Your Writing

ChatGPT is an incredibly powerful language model that has a wide range of applications, particularly in the field of writing. By leveraging the prompts provided by ChatGPT, writers can generate text that is not only informative but also creative and engaging, elevating their writing to new heights. ChatGPT has become a popular tool for individuals

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In Memory of Cormac McCarthy: Oscar Villalon on an Iconic Writer’s Life, Work, and Legacy
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In Memory of Cormac McCarthy: Oscar Villalon on an Iconic Writer’s Life, Work, and Legacy

Editor and literary critic Oscar Villalon joins V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to celebrate the life and legacy of the novelist Cormac McCarthy, who died last month. The hosts and Villalon reflect on McCarthy’s vast vocabulary and cinematic descriptions, in which he juxtaposed lyrical prose with graphic violence. Villalon considers McCarthy’s use of regionally accurate

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Making of a Poem: Leopoldine Core on “Ex-Stewardess”
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Making of a Poem: Leopoldine Core on “Ex-Stewardess”

Leopoldine Core’s aura photo, courtesy of the author. For our series Making of a Poem, we’re asking poets to dissect the poems they’ve published in our pages. Leopoldine Core’s “ Ex-Stewardess ” appears in our new Summer issue, no. 244. How did this poem start for you? Was it with an image, an idea, a

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Unveiling 20 of the Most Inspirational Hemingway Quotes for Writers
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Unveiling 20 of the Most Inspirational Hemingway Quotes for Writers

Hemingway quotes Writing is often a lonely endeavor requiring self-motivation and creativity from within. Even the most committed writers require a dose of inspiration from now and then. It’s times like these the words of others are particularly helpful. Today we’ll share 20 Ernest Hemingway quotes to give that much-needed boost! Table of Contents Ernest

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Grace E. Lavery: You Already Write How You Write, Just Give In.
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Grace E. Lavery: You Already Write How You Write, Just Give In.

This first appeared in Lit Hub’s Craft of Writing newsletter— sign up here . The essay that shifted me from the “promising kid” to “young upstart” category, and almost deposited me prematurely in the “overrated incontinent” bin where I presently dwell, was a scholarly essay about a book collector named Mikimoto Ryuzo. I had become

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