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The Writer's Life

A collection of books, comedy, inspiration & tid-bits for the writer in us all. What are you waiting for, start writing!


The Writer's Life

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THAT'S NOT ENGLISH by Erin Moore -- An expat’s witty and insightful exploration of English and American cultural differences through the lens of language that will leave readers gobsmacked

That's Not English by Erin Moore - Penguin Books USA

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Eudora Welty on reading.

17 Writers On The Importance Of Reading

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THE NOVEL CURE by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin -- This book reaffirms literature’s ability to distract and transport, to resonate and reassure, to change the way we see the world and our place in it.

The Novel Cure by Ella Berthoud - Penguin Books USA

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30 Indispensable Writing Tips from Famous Authors - this is definitely a pick me up article.

30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors

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1 PAGE AT A TIME by Adam J. Kurtz -- Each of the 365 prompts will encourage you to draw, write, list, reflect, and share. This book is your new best friend.

1 Page at a Time by Adam J. Kurtz - Penguin Books USA

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THE ELEMENTS OF ELOQUENCE by Mark Forsyth -- From classic poetry to pop lyrics, from Charles Dickens to Dolly Parton, even from Jesus to James Bond, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase—such as “O Captain! My Captain!” or “To be or not to be”—memorable.

The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth - Penguin Books USA

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Writing Ideas

How to Develop Your Best Novel Writing Ideas | Writing Forward

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4 Reasons to Go to a Writer Conference by Noelle Pierce #bookcountry

Tips to Help You Get Ready for NaNoWriMo - Next Step Editing

Tips to Help You Get Ready for NaNoWriMo - Next Step Editing

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THE SENSE OF STYLE by Steven Pinker -- A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker.

The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker - Penguin Books USA

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Writability: Helpful NaNoWriMo Links

Writability: Helpful NaNoWriMo Links

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12 Most Gumptious Ways to Display Grit in Your Writing

12 Most Gumptious Ways to Display Grit in Your Writing

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THE ERNEST HOLMES PAPERS by Ernest Holmes -- A one-of-a-kind collection of rare writings from one of the world’s foremost spiritual leaders and thinkers.

The Ernest Holmes Papers by Ernest Holmes - Penguin Books USA

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DRIVEL, Edited by Julia Scott -- The writing in this book is so bad, it deserves its own taxonomy of suckitude.

Drivel by Julia Scott - Penguin Books USA

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Writing Prompt

I am a writer.

Starting a novel.. Iris Murdoch

Thank you, Joss Whedon, for helping change the status quo...because the status is not quo.

Some Of The Best Book Dedications You Would Ever Read

Some Of The Best Book Dedications You Would Ever Read

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Melancholy does help, as much as it seems like it wouldn't ♥

Writing inspiration from water and nature: tips and quotes

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(Click the image) for 20 of J.K.Rowling's quotes on writing

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The Writers’ Retreat

Why Do You Write?

Start their love of language young! For all those Future Writers out there -- a Penguin Onesie