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Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 2.4.12

Happy February, everyone! Without further adieu, the news from the week: This is cool: a visual representation of the “Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought” button on Amazon. (GalleyCat) To celebrate One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest‘s 50th birthday,…

Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 12.3.11

The weather’s getting colder, the end of the year is creeping closer, and it’s getting more and more tempting to settle inside with a good book rather than venture into the outdoors. If you’re one of the dorm-bound this weekend,…

Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 10.15.11

Halfway through October! Instead of commenting on how terrifying that is, I’ll leave you with some weekend reading: Did you ever have to memorize and recite poems in school? Apart from a few Shakespeare monologues here and there, I never…

Websites We Love: Grammar Girl

Let’s just come right out and say it: English doesn’t make sense. Silent letters, crazy irregular verbs, idioms…how do we possibly get it all right? Unfortunately, more often than not the answer is: we don’t. By now, you’re probably aware…

Six Word Stories

What do Ernest Hemingway, Joss Whedon, and William Shatner have in common? They’ve all written a six word story – and so can you! The concept is deceptively simple: write a whole story using just six words. The results? Often hilarious,…

Weekly Writer’s Roundup: 8.26.11

Check out these cool writing-related articles published this week! This New Yorker collection of six short stories to read during a hurricane puts a cute spin on what is becoming an increasingly terrifying weather event. Wonder why no one’s thought…