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Recommended Reading | Unconventional Halloween Reads

Author: advntrsofabibliophile Recommended Reading | Unconventional Halloween Reads Every October, I dive head first into Halloween-appropriate books. I don’t read many thrillers or horror novels during the rest of the year, but I love reading them around Halloween time. But, I know they’re not exactly everyone’s cup of tea, so today...
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I’ve recently started watching Westworld

Author: dumbbellsdragons I’ve recently started watching Westworld.  Yes, I know I’m a little late to the party — luckily Rachel’s the one writing episode recaps here, not me.   Westworld combines two types of stories that I absolutely adore – 1) it’s a western that isn’t your standard John Wayne affair...
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Wk 5: Recommended Reading

Author: annascontext Susan Sontag – On photographySontag describes the technical skill and calculation required for painting as a handicap, which in some cases can be true, especially in trying to capture something in the way photography does. The fact that cameras can capture moments that move too fast for the
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The Girl Goes Missing | “Star Witness” by Joe Meno: Episode One

Author: electricliterature On the way home, the girl did not notice the color of the sky or the shape of the night, as she was too busy questioning why there were no secrets anymore. Read “The Girl Goes Missing,” the first episode of Recommended Reading’s seven-part serialized story, “Star
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Shelley Enters the Woods | “Star Witness” by Joe Meno: Episode Two

Author: electricliterature Everything looked different at night. Shelley watched the police cruiser speed toward town and disappear. The world became dark again. Pedaling as hard as she could, she sang to ward off the unappealing shadows of the abandoned farms and unused mills, each familiar sight now looking slightly unfamiliar
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READING LISTS!

Author: oikost I’m so honored that The Republic of Exit 43 made it to the recommended reading lists for POETRY magazine of two vastly different writers I admire so well. Rachel Blau DuPlessis includes the book among work by my heroes David Antin, Nathaniel Mackey, Anne Tardos, William Corbett, Ariel
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Recommended Reading: American Gods

Author: dumbbellsdragons Recommended Reading: American Gods Are you watching American Gods on Starz?  It is SO GOOD; I swear each episode is better than the last.  Because it’s based one of my very favorite books I was really nervous that the show wouldn’t live up to my expectations, but it’s doing...
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Laurel’s Recommended Reading

Author: herecomesthewitch This is a list of various resources, both books and online, that I personally have used in my path and I recommend to all new witches! Although this is recommended for new, or baby witches, I’m sure any witch can learn from these!Books: ⛤ Christopher Penczak’s Temple
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How to Escape the Slush Pile

Author: electricliterature A self-editing checklist for short story writers Brandon Taylor, the Assistant Editor of Recommended Reading, breaks down the the must-do’s for submitting your work. Get the full scoop on EL!  Author: electricliterature
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“Colleen” by Odie Lindsey, recommended by Mary Miller Issue No. 218

Author: electricliterature “Of land. Day upon day, staring into the void of sand, surrounded by it, coated in it, the talc-like granules circulating in her lungs, deposited, expelled, she was divorced from her lifelong relationship to land: how it had defined her, and her parents, and even how earth itself...
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“Retrieval” by Téa Obreht, recommended by Electric Literature

Author: recommendedreading Issue No. 200.4 AN INTRODUCTION BY HALIMAH MARCUSPart of the mission of Electric Literature, the non-profit publisher of Recommended Reading, is to preserve the place of literature in popular culture. Sometimes the relationship between the two is clear—film and TV adaptations of books being the most obvious—but
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Your Road Map for Success – Recommended Reading

Author: writersfitnessplan Your Road Map for Success – by John C. Maxwell #RecommendedReadingThis week’s recommended reading is “Your Road Map for Success” by the one and only John C. Maxwell. I’ve spent the past year being mentored by the one and only John C. Maxwell, so I thought, “what better
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Your Road Map for Success – Recommended Reading

Author: writersfitnessplan Your Road Map for Success – by John C. Maxwell #RecommendedReadingThis week’s recommended reading is “Your Road Map for Success” by the one and only John C. Maxwell. I’ve spent the past year being mentored by the one and only John C. Maxwell, so I thought, “what better
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Do Over – Recommended Reading

Author: writersfitnessplan “Do Over” by Jon Acuff- Recommended #Reading“Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck” by Jon AcuffPhoto by Karen Bristow Over the past three years, personal development and I have become what my youngest used to call “BFFs.” I read at least a
Think and Grow Rich – Recommended Reading 0

Think and Grow Rich – Recommended Reading

Author: writersfitnessplan Think and Grow Rich – Recommended #ReadingThink and Grow Rich, the classic book by Napoleon Hill Over the past few years, personal development and I have become what my youngest used to call “BFFs.” I read at least a book a week. I watch videos that I find
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You Are A Badass! – Recommended Reading

Author: writersfitnessplan You Are A Badass! – Recommended ReadingYou Are a Badass by Jen Sincero Over the past three years, personal development and I have become what my youngest used to call “BFFs.” I read at least a book a week. I watch videos that I find interesting, helpful, or
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The person we want to become:  David Brooks and The Road To Character

Author: robertrosenkranz David Brooks, well known for his career in journalism, as well as being an Intelligence Squared US debater alumni, just published a new book about mapping out the road to your internal resume, or what Brooks calls the “eulogy virtues”.   In his new book “The Road to Character”,...
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SOTG 178 – Beware the Stepford Moms

Author: studentofthegun SOTG 178 – Beware the Stepford MomsSOTG 178 – Beware the Stepfod Moms Nanny Bloomberg’s paid call-girls, “Mom’s Demand More Bedroom Action”, took to the floor of the Texas State Senate to read from a script like the good little robots that they are. We have an excellent example
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“The Bodyguard” by Tom Cho, recommended by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop

Author: recommendedreading Issue No. 159 AN INTRODUCTION BY AAWWIn Look Who’s Morphing, Asian-Australian writer Tom Cho’s debut collection of playful, zany micro-fictions, the protagonist, whose name is also Tom Cho, can’t be pinned down. One moment he’s Baby from Dirty Dancing, the next he’s a 100-foot-tall Godzilla playing a farewell
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Recommended Reading: Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly for Centuries | Smart News | Smithsonian

Author: fairyjerbear Recommended Reading: Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly for Centuries | Smart News | SmithsonianIn this article from Smithsonian Magazine the author, Marissa Fessenden, looks at gender neutral clothing from an historical perspective… Emperor Justinian of the Byzantine and Empress Theodora could almost switch
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Robert Rosenkranz: Recommended Reading →

Author: robertrosenkranz “The Marshmallow Test” by renowned psychologist Walter Mischel is a book that anyone can relate to aspects of his or her own life. In this book, Mischel dives deep into the understanding of how our minds work.  His analysis of the marshmallow test, surveys the current state of knowledge...
Dinesh D’Souza’s “America” Banished from New York Times Bestsellers List 0

Dinesh D’Souza’s “America” Banished from New York Times Bestsellers List

Author: blackchristiannews Dinesh D’Souza’s “America” Banished from New York Times Bestsellers ListAuthor Dinesh D’Sousa has another best seller, and soon to be a movie, but it has gone unrecognized by the New York Times for two weeks. The New York Times bestseller list hasn’t waited a millisecond to put Hillary Clinton’s book
Authors / Experts Turn Your Book or Content Into Products, Coaching & Speeches 0

Authors / Experts Turn Your Book or Content Into Products, Coaching & Speeches

Are you under-selling yourself and your message? If you’re like most authors and experts I know, you’re shortchanging yourself and your audience. If you’re a non-fiction author and the only way you’ve made your information available is in a $20 book, you’re limiting not only your income but also how people can benefit...