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Top 20 Colleges for Aspiring Writers

Prepare for the skeptics -- a creative writing major is not for the faint of heart. If you're serious about your craft, you'll need a creative writing program that will whip your writing into shape. No school can guarantee you'll be the next great American author, but these 10 will get you pretty damn close.

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"Lose not heart": J. D. Salinger's Letters to an Aspiring Writer

From 1941 to 1943, J.D. Salinger exchanged letters with a young, aspiring writer in Toronto named Marjorie Sheard. The letters predate Catcher in the Rye, but Sheard may have been one of the first people to learn about its eventual protagonist, Holden Caulfield. Sheard's letters from Salinger are on display at the Morgan Library in New York.

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10 Words Every Writer Needs To Know

Here are ten unusual words that sum up the writing experience, and our attitudes to writing, in one way or another....

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Sue Townsend appreciation

The much-loved author's first agent, Janet Fillingham, recalls a fresh, aspiring writer, and the day she first mentioned a certain spotty teenager

Frostburg is the home for lots of terrific published and aspiring writers, and our university supports that community and helps our students excel in writing at our beautiful Frostburg Center for Creative Writing. The Center serves Western Maryland and the surrounding areas by celebrating the literary arts through a variety of public events and productions, by educating and broadening an interested audience for literature, and by fostering new writers and their work.

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E.B. White's Advice for Aspiring Authors

E.B. White's Advice for Aspiring Authors | Mental Floss

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Want to be a successful writer? Rise early

Writers such as Balzac, Murakami and Vonnegut all woke up at the crack of dawn - article on writing from London Telegraph.

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5 Quotes On Books and Writing From the Old Masters

5 Quotes On Books and Writing From the Old Masters - BOOK RIOT

In 1996, 30 girls were abducted from a school in Uganda by members of the Lord's Resistance Army. Minot takes this event as the starting point for her new novel, which then diverges into two narratives. The first follows the plight of the girls in captivity, focusing primarily on Esther, a wise and sensitive teenager. The second concerns Jane, an American writer and aspiring journalist who has come to Africa both to write a story about the abducted girls and to escape her own unhappy…

Learn about the life events and aspirations that shaped the voices of ten influential Native writers, whose novels, short stories and plays encompass the soul of Native life. Learn how these writers draw from personal experience to create situations and characters that are entertaining and poignant.

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'Stella!' is a backstage portrait of acting guru Stella Adler

'Stella! Mother of Modern Acting' by Sheana Ochoa is a backstage portrait of acting guru Stella Adler

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Catch Up on the Best Books of 2014

172 of the Year's Best Books (So Far): We've made it to Fall, so we thought it was about time to review the best books of the year so far!

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How To Get Your Writing Noticed

5 Web Design Must-Haves For Every Author Website #author #platform #website

Leo Tolstoy’s 17 “Rules of Life:” Wake at 5am, Help the Poor, & Only Two Brothel Visits Per Month

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Read Three Previously Unpublished J.D. Salinger Stories

El 1 de enero celebramos y leemos a Jerome David Salinger, #JDSalinger (Nueva York, 1 de enero de 1919 – Cornish, Nuevo Hampshire, 27 de enero de 2010)

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Anne Rice signs petition to protest bullying of authors on Amazon

Anne Rice protests bullying of authors

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Jane Austen Gives You The Life Advice You've Always Needed

The author of marriage-plot novels so aspirational they've caused generations of women to swoon, Jane Austen has come to symbolize unadulterated sentimentality in our culture. Yet the charming romances between plucky young ladies of slender means and...

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'Beauty and feminism can happily exist together' Tavi Gevinson sat down to talk beauty truths with Stylist

'Beauty and feminism can happily exist together' Tavi Gevinson sat down to talk beauty truths with Stylist | Stylist Magazine