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Choosing What Not to Read

Two of the most common pieces of advice you’ll hear about writing are: * Write more * Read more I’ve also read many interviews where writers say they no longer have time to keep up with other novels published in

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The Death of the Slush Pile For The Love of God, People, The Slush Pile Isn’t Dead A long, but interesting article on James Patterson (who has more NY Times bestsellers than anyone else). James Patterson Inc.

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2009: The Year in Books: Part 2 – Non-Fiction

I read Freakonomics early in the year (it was published a few years ago) and loved it.  Full of fascinating details about human behaviour.  The book sold a lot of copies and many similar books followed on its heels.  Levitt’s

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The War on December

Anything that happens in December is irrelevant. That’s the impression you could get from the fact that swarms of best of the year lists were released in November and early December. It seems just a tad presumptious to chronicle the

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Peter Watts, Canadian science fiction writer, beaten and arrested at US border Ten Ways Space Travel Isn’t Like Television or the Movies The Funniest Reasons Customers Reject Books “I don’t do books about elephants set during the

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Yarn Bombing The 50 Most Interesting Articles on Wikipedia A nice way to be remembered… “This woman who had everything is dead because she wanted to have a slightly firmer ass” Former Miss Argentina dies after plastic surgery

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